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ROME, June 13. /TASS/. A rally protesting against European sanctions imposed on Russia was organised by a new political movement Socialismo Patriotico in the centre of Italy’s Bologna on Saturday.
The movement’s President Stefano Bonilauri told TASS that the rally’s was aimed at protection of Italians’ interests and so lots of businesspeople affected by the sanctions participated in the event.
"We wanted to voice our protest before the Council of Europe discusses extension of the sanctions. This policy is absolutely unacceptable," Bonilauri said explaining that his movement was set up in the recent months but already gained confidence in regions.
"We do not label anyone - right or left - we want to present the Italians’ interests which major parties often forget about."
Opponents of the sanctions against Russia are increasing in number in Italy. The opposition is set to submit a resolution on removal of these restrictive measures to the national parliament. The resolution was initiated by former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s Forza Italia party (Italy, Forward) and backed by the oppositionist Lega Nord (Northern League) which members have been urging to lift the sanctions since last year and even raised this question at a level of the European Parliament.