About: Enrico Letta

Economy & Jobs 14-09-2016

Letta: EU leaders must leave ‘business as usual’ at home before going to Bratislava

In Bratislava this week, EU heads of state and government should show clear resolve that they are departing from business as usual, and President of the Commission Jean Claude Juncker should raise the bar, said Enrico Letta in a Citizens’...
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Barroso: Renzi is a committed European

After Italy's Prime Minister Enrico Letta resigned on Friday after his Democratic Party (PD) called for him to step aside to make way for a new government, President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso said that the EU executive “ remains confident in Italy's willingness and capacity to pursue its reform and consolidation efforts.”
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Global Europe 19-12-2013

Letta: Banking union is a big step forward for Europe

As EU leaders gather in Brussels for the last EU summit of the year, Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta said that agreeing on the much-awaited banking union deal is a 'big step forward' for Europe. The December EU Council Summit will have security and defence and the economic and monetary union as the main topics on the agenda. 
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Commission threatens Italy with legal action over mistreatment of migrants in Lampedusa

These images secretly filmed show migrants at a reception centre in the Italian island of Lampedusa. They are being sprayed for scabies after being forced to strip-naked in front of others. The release of the footage, shot by a Syrian refugee, has caused outrage across Europe. In Brussels, the Commission threatened the Italian government with legal action on Wednesday if poor conditions at reception centers don't improve.
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EU Priorities 2020 02-05-2013

Economy dominates Letta’s first Brussels visit

Italy's newly appointed Prime Minister Enirco Letta landed in Brussels yesterday evening (1 May) for a two-day visit to the EU capital, with the economic and political situation at the centre of discussion.