Italian politician Giorgia Meloni likens Brothers of Italy party to British Tories – video

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Giorgia Meloni, leader of the far-right Brothers of Italy party, has released a video message on her Facebook account condemning nazism and anti-Jewish laws. Her party has faced strong criticism for its links to the Italian Social Movement, which was founded by fascists after the first world war. In her address, which is delivered in French, Spanish and English, she said the Italian right had disavowed attempts to suppress democracy, and distanced itself from fascism but argued that the left hadn’t because of ‘generous funding from the Soviet Union’.

Meloni's video comes as her party polls strongly, and with elections looming in September, and is poised to lead a right-wing coalition

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