“Most virulent exponent of the category”
“Right now I see Putin as the most virulent exponent of the category of psychopathic autocrats”. Senator Mario Monti, guest of In Onda on La7, thus answers the question about Vladimir Putin and the war against Ukraine initiated by Russia.
“Putin has certainly changed, the world has changed and Europe has changed. When I had relations with him 10 years ago, Russia was still a member of the G8. It was expelled and the G8 became G7 with the first crisis. Ukrainian. My task towards Putin was essentially one. He was perhaps the only head of government in the world to have a specific reason to regret the departure from the government of my predecessor, Berlusconi, I wanted to reassure him: even though I was not his friend and without particular aspiration to become one, the relationship with Italy would have been excellent, as it was in the days of President Berlusconi “, adds the former premier. “Right now I see Putin as the most virulent exponent of the category of psychopathic autocrats. In Europe or on the margins of Europe we have had and have Putin and Erdogan, we have had a Trump pro tempore in a democratic country. measures differently, “he says again.