FIIA Comment

FIIA Comment 7 (2015)   

Rome and Athens allied against austerity?
Prospects for cooperation between Italy and Greece in the EU

Julkaistu 19.2.2015

Marco Siddi
The Finnish Institute of International Affairs

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The Italian government has welcomed the election of Alexis Tsipras in Greece and is ready to support some of Syriza’s economic policies. Prime Minister Matteo Renzi sees Tsipras as a potential ally in his quest for fiscal flexibility, but Italy wants Greece to repay its debt.