On the national level, however, the implications of the result could be more immediate and profound. Italian Deputy PM Matteo Salvini brings together major European right-wing parties in a single roof. Euronews corresponded Giorgia Orlandi keeps us updated. Matteo Salvini.
Matteo Salvini is one of the most controversial up-and-coming figures on the European political scene. Since 2013 he has been the leader of Italian Lega - formerly a secessionist party which he himself transformed into the champion of the new nationalist right, a pendulum between Putin and Trump. Italy's far-right interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has said that Italy and Poland could trigger a "European spring" that could break the dominant "Germany-France axis" as he strives to ... Descrizione.