March 22, 2018 / 2:07 PM / 4 months ago

Juncker says Italy 'not yet' in crisis

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Italy is “not yet” in a political crisis and decision-makers there should be able to find a solution to their post-election deadlock, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said at the start of an EU summit on Thursday.

FILE PHOTO: European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker attends a debate on the guidelines on the framework of future EU-UK relations at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, March 13, 2018. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler

“Italia is Italia,” Juncker said in English when asked about the situation. “This is an old democracy and other decision makers will find a solution to what is not yet a crisis.”

Writing by Noah Barkin; Editing by Alastair Macdonald

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