Italian president warns against “extreme nationalism”

Italy’s President Sergio Mattarella warned Friday against the “grave risks of extreme nationalism” as the country was gripped by high racial tensions ahead of next month’s elections. The president was speaking on the eve of ‘remembrance day’ which commemorates gruesome massacres carried out between 1943 and 1945 on Italy’s north-eastern border. “Remembrance day marks an agonising…

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