Volker Wieland warns against escalation of the conflict between Italy and the EU Commission ("Welt am Sonntag")

In an opinion piece in the German weekly "Welt am Sonntag", Volker Wieland has warned against an escalation of the conflict between the Italian government and the EU Commission regarding Italy's budget.


If the Italian government continues the collision course, an escalation cannot be ruled out", Wieland writes. He called upon the European governments to use the favorable economic development in order to consolidate and get room for manoeuvre.


Welt am Sonntag: "Eine krisenhafte Zuspitzung ist nicht auszuschließen"