Renzi urges EU support for migrant landings

(AGI) Rome, June 24 - If Europe turns its back on Italyregarding the crucial issue of clandestine migrants who perishin the Mediterranean, then 'Europe is not a dignified Union',said Prime Minister Matteo Renzi speaking at the Chamber ofDeputies regarding the upcoming European Council presidency."Europe takes everything into account, but if, when there arecorpses at sea, it turns its back to us, then it is not worthit. There is no point in having a common currency. Either weaccept to share our destiny or Europe loses its role. If, intimes of tragedy, we

(AGI) Rome, June 24 - If Europe turns its back on Italyregarding the crucial issue of clandestine migrants who perishin the Mediterranean, then 'Europe is not a dignified Union',said Prime Minister Matteo Renzi speaking at the Chamber ofDeputies regarding the upcoming European Council presidency."Europe takes everything into account, but if, when there arecorpses at sea, it turns its back to us, then it is not worthit. There is no point in having a common currency. Either weaccept to share our destiny or Europe loses its role. If, intimes of tragedy, we are told 'this is not our problem', thenyou can keep your currency, but leave us our values." . .