European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen visits Rome
"Premier Giorgia Meloni and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen discussed the economy and migrants in view of the February 9-10 European Council at the premier's office in Rome Monday, the office said in a statement. Meloni reaffirmed the Italian government's commitments on the EU-funded National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP), the office said. The NRRP seeks to make the Italian economy Greener and more modern with the help of almost 200 billion euros in EU grants and low-interest loans. Meloni has been calling for the plan to be revised in view of the changes in the situation caused by the war in Ukraine."