The Italian Parliament extended the

against the background of the difficult situation of the coronavirus, both houses of the Italian Parliament supported the extension of state of emergency in the country.

to Extend the state of emergency until October 15, suggested that the Prime Minister, Giuseppe Conte. On the eve of the expressed consent of the Senate, and on Wednesday the chamber of deputies.

According to Conte, the resumption of quarantine from the 1st of August is not planned, but will remain in force government regulation to curb the epidemic.

the Prime Minister also said the opposition, which insisted on cancellation of state of emergency. He stressed that the government does not pursue the purpose “to suppress freedom and dissent or lead the population in a state of fear”.

Originally intended to extend the regime until 31 October, but in the course of negotiations of the government with representatives of parties in the ruling coalition, the date was changed.