Italy PM says Barr’s meetings with Rome intelligence were legitimate

FILE PHOTO: Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte arrives for the second day of the European Union leaders summit dominated by Brexit, in Brussels, Belgium October 18, 2019. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw

ROME (Reuters) – Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Wednesday confirmed that U.S. Attorney General William Barr held two secret meetings with Italian intelligence officers in Rome and described the encounters as “legal and correct”. The meetings, which took place on Aug. 15 and Sept. 27, have been widely reported as being part of an investigation […]

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