“The government will appreciate excise cuts if prices rise.” This was stated by the Minister of Economy and Finance Giancarlo Giorgetti during the Question in Santo, in which he defended the measures taken by the government on the transparency of fuel prices and explained why the “bonus” on fuel was not renewed reduction of excises. In front of the Palazzo Madama, the minister answered reporters who asked him about short circuit connection on excises and alleged speculation: “I never spoke of speculation.” However, he himself attended the meeting at the Palazzo Chigi with Meloni and the chief of finance, Zafarana. “But do you know what we talked about with the commander of the Financial Guard? the minister replied. “There is control not only at the level of distributors, but also upstream.” Meanwhile, the managers went on strike. “We’ll see tomorrow,” Giorgetti snapped.
Source: II Fatto Quotidiano