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Italy: Right-wing protesters rally in Milan on Republic Day02:24

Italy: Right-wing protesters rally in Milan on Republic Day

Italy, Milan
June 2, 2020 at 18:24 GMT -00:00 · Published

Supporters of Italy's right-wing parties gathered at Milan's Piazza del Duomo on Tuesday, marking the country's Republic Day, also known as National Day.

Footage shows protesters waving Italian flags, singing Italian national anthem and demanding the resignation of the government followed by elections.

The demonstration was called by the three main Italian right-wing parties of Lega, Fratelli d'Italia and Forza Italia and was attended by local party leaders as well as by Lombardy's health councillor Giulio Gallera.

Around 30 left-wing activists protested against the rally nearby demanding the resignation of Gallera. They accuse him of being responsible for the region's high rate of COVID-19 deaths.

Italy: Right-wing protesters rally in Milan on Republic Day02:24
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Supporters of Italy's right-wing parties gathered at Milan's Piazza del Duomo on Tuesday, marking the country's Republic Day, also known as National Day.

Footage shows protesters waving Italian flags, singing Italian national anthem and demanding the resignation of the government followed by elections.

The demonstration was called by the three main Italian right-wing parties of Lega, Fratelli d'Italia and Forza Italia and was attended by local party leaders as well as by Lombardy's health councillor Giulio Gallera.

Around 30 left-wing activists protested against the rally nearby demanding the resignation of Gallera. They accuse him of being responsible for the region's high rate of COVID-19 deaths.

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