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Italian PM says can change "a few little things" on budget

Reuters  |  MILAN 

MILAN (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte was quoted as saying on Wednesday he was ready to amend slightly some of the measures included in the country's 2019 budget in a bid to overcome a rejection by the European Commission."If I have the chance to reduce the economic impact of some measures I'm here," Conte told la Repubblica daily."I'm the one who is entitled to speak with the European Commission ... and I never halted discussions. Right now if I can recover some funds, tweak the final figure, change a few little things, it doesn't mean I'm backtracking," he said."If they ...

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First Published: Wed, December 05 2018. 12:23 IST