LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - Italian Economy Minister Giovanni Tria, arriving for his first meeting with fellow eurogroup ministers, said on Thursday the new anti-establishment government in Rome had no intention of leaving the euro.
“The government position is that the euro is not up for discussion,” Tria told reporters, adding that EU ministers had no reason to fear his actions.
“I hope I am not a cause of concern. It is up to other people to decide if I am a worry. In general, I am not,” said the softly spoken economics professor.
Reporting by Francesco Guarascio; editing by Crispian Balmer