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Draghi Has Brought Italy Strong Leadership, EU’s Gentiloni Says

  • Economy commissioner was a predecessor of Italian premier
  • ‘We have been very happy’ about Italy under Draghi, he says
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WATCH: European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs Paolo Gentiloni Bloomberg

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s performance was praised by European Union Economy Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni, just as the premier’s time in office looks increasingly precarious. 

Speaking on Bloomberg Television, the official of the EU executive arm -- and a predecessor of the Italian leader -- qualified his backing by saying the bloc doesn’t normally seek to interfere in countries’ affairs.