Investigate Europe spoke to Pier Carlo Padoan before the German elections. But the message of urgency conveyed here by the Italian Finance minister is even more topical now. Padoan, a full blown Europhile and admirer of German reforms, urges Berlin to accept the Italian proposals for “risk sharing” among Eurozone members because “time is running out for Europe”.
“Time is running out” for Europe, warns Italy’s Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan. Italy has done its homework, he says, calling on Germany to show faith and share risk to save the European project from a populist right.