Italy: Giorgia Meloni facing journalists this Thursday during a major end

This Thursday, December 29, the President of the Italian Council, Giorgia Meloni, must attend the traditional end-of-year press conference. An exercise in the form of a balance sheet and prospects during which the big winner of the general elections in September will have to answer many questions from journalists.

An exercise that this former TV presenter masters very well. The President of the Italian Council, Giorgia Meloniwill have to answer, this Thursday, December 29, questions from journalists during the traditional end-of-year press conference scheduled for 11:30 a.m.

Organized by the National Council of the Order of Journalists in collaboration with the Parliamentary Press Association, the press conference is held in the lobby of the Chamber of Deputies building. It will also be broadcast live on social networks as well as on the Italian channel Rai1.

An appointment in the form of a review of the past year and the one that is beginning for the Italian leader, but which also and above all coincides with the final vote on the sensitive text of the budget of the’Italy in 2023, already adopted by the Chamber of Deputies.

Now examined in the Senate, this text is at the heart of many tensions. After a hectic day on Tuesday, the conference of group leaders had thus decided to “debate” the text the next day before the final vote on Thursday during which the Italian government must ask the question of confidence again to avoid any modification of his project.

Among the other subjects that Giorgia Meloni could address: the migration crisis. The President of the Italian Council should therefore probably come back to the docking of the boat ocean viking in Ravenna, in northeastern Italy, operated on Tuesday.

And for good reason, this is the first operation of the humanitarian ship of the NGO SOS Méditerranée since its docking in France in mid-November following a diplomatic showdown between Paris and Rome.

Finally, Giorgia Meloni could reaffirm her “full support” for Ukraine two days after her telephone conversation with President Volodymyr Zelensky.


During this interview, “Giorgia Meloni renewed the Italian government’s full support for kyiv in the political, military, economic and humanitarian fields, to repair the energy infrastructure and (to work) for the future reconstruction of Ukraine”, had indicated Palazzo Chigi in a communicated.

The leader also reiterated “Italy’s full commitment to all actions aimed at achieving a just peace for the Ukrainian nation.”

The President of the Italian Council has also confirmed her intention to go to kyiv and has also invited the Ukrainian President to Rome.

Italy: Giorgia Meloni facing journalists this Thursday during a major end-of-year press conference