Giuseppe Conte (born August 8, 1964) is the prime minister of Italy, serving since June 1, 2018. His government is a coalition between the Five Star Movement and the conservative Lega Nord, with Matteo Salvini being in his cabinet as Interior Minister and Deputy Prime Minister.
The Conte government developed a strong stance on immigration, because of Interior Minister Matteo Salvini. However, in a leaked audio recording, Conte privately admitted to Angela Merkel that he disagreed with Salvini's policies and actually favored an "open borders" migration policy.
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