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Italy Front-Runner Meloni Says EU Is Wrong to Antagonize Hungary

  • Brothers of Italy leader says Europe needs unity amid war
  • Right-wing bloc likely to come into power after Sunday vote
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The front-runner to become Italy’s next prime minister chided the European Union for targeting Hungary and dividing the bloc while Russia threatens to escalate its aggression against Ukraine.

“I don’t understand why there’s this fury” Brothers of Italy leader Giorgia Meloni said in a Rai 1 television interview to be broadcast on Thursday. “I don’t think it is smart to for the EU to divide its internal front in the middle of a war.”