Italy says ready to Join Coalition of European Militaries at Continent’s Borders to Tackle Crises

ROME, Italy has officially expressed its readiness to join the European Intervention Initiative EI2, providing its particular national expertise in the security sector in the Mediterranean region.

French Premier Giuseppe Conte’s office said Italy would be joining a coalition of European militaries ready to react to crises near the continent’s borders, as the country’s new government rekindled ties with the EU.

The announcement follows a visit to Rome by French President Emmanuel Macron Wednesday for talks with Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte aimed at turning the page on Italy’s previous anti-EU populist government.

“Italy has officially communicated its readiness to join the European Intervention Initiative EI2, providing its particular national expertise in the security sector in the Mediterranean region,” the prime minister’s office said in a statement.

Source: Kuwait News Agency