Brussels is trying to punish Rome for low budget discipline, but runs the risk of running into a very effective response
The reason for the persecution of Brussels in Rome - is a violation of budgetary discipline. Italy's national debt reached 132% last year. Worse only in Greece. According to the rules of the eurozone, national debt must remain below 60%.
European officials are shocked by the visit of China's President Xi Jinping to Italy, which joined the “One Belt, One Road” initiative and is ready to improve matters in her economy, almost completely opening it to Beijing.