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We want an EU with fewer taxes and more security

2023-12-04T13:16:20.556Z

Highlights: We want an EU with fewer taxes and more security. Matteo Salvini said in a social video posted on the side. "I am here today in Brussels as a minister to avoid a newEuropean tax, this time on Italian ports," he said. Salvini told a rally of the right-wing Identity andDemocracy (ID) European caucus members in Florence that thecentre-right needs to remain united in order to boot out "squatters" at next year's European Parliament elections.


A different Europe with fewer taxes and obligations and greater security for citizens is possible and must be achieved, Deputy Premier and Transport Minister and leader of the right-wing League party Matteo Salvini said in a social video posted on the side... © ANSA


(ANSA) - ROME, DEC 4 - A different Europe with fewer taxesand obligations and greater security for citizens is possibleand must be achieved, Deputy Premier and Transport Minister andleader of the right-wing League party Matteo Salvini said in asocial video posted on the sidelines of the EU Transport Councilin Brussels on Monday.
   "I am here today in Brussels as a minister to avoid a newEuropean tax, this time on Italian ports," said Salvinireferring to the extension of the EU's Emissions Trading Scheme(ETS) to the maritime sector.
   "This is the Europe we do not like. The one of the car tax, ofChinese electric cars for everyone, of the housing tax thatwould cost Italian families up to 50,000 euro," he continued.
   "The League and its allies want a different Europe: fewer taxesand obligations and more security, protection of borders, healthand employment for European citizens," said Salvini.
   "Changing Europe is possible, indeed it must be done," heconcluded.
   On Sunday Salvini told a rally of the right-wing Identity andDemocracy (ID) European caucus members in Florence that thecentre-right needs to remain united in order to boot out"squatters" at next year's European Parliament elections.
   "The centre-right in Europe can only bring about a revolution ifit is united, not a small Italian political polemic," Salvinisaid at the end of the convention of the 'sovereignists' andallied parties of the League in Europe.
   ID is an alliance of nationalist, right-wing populist andeurosceptic European political parties founded in 2014.
   Deputy Premier and secretary of the centre-right Forza ItaliaAntonio Tajani has ruled out working with some of its membersincluding the rightist anti-Islam Dutch election winner GeertWilders. (ANSA).

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