a MAJOR point of schism. Basically, Germany is subsidizing illegal immigration–to Italy. And Italy is NOT amused!
Yeah, her face really does not look amused.
As Wretchard The Cat said, Never trust a cook who won’t eat his own schnitzel.
And I think that now there is a HUGE trust issue in the EU. There was always dissatisfaction brewing, but this is just short of an act of war! I don’t think Meloni is going to just meekly take this. Just a hunch…
But also it may mark the end of this particular German government and the even further rise of the AfD.