Transit Clash at the Alps: Italy's Salvini Against Austrian Bans

PeoplePoliticians ♦ Published: April 3, 2024; 21:37 ♦ (Vindobona)

The increasingly explosive dispute over the Tyrolean anti-transit measures is escalating between Italy and Austria. Italy's Deputy Prime Minister and Transport Minister Matteo Salvini publicly accused the Austrian government of "arrogance" and criticized the European Commission for its "long-standing shameful inaction".

Matteo Salvini, Italy's Deputy Prime Minister and Transport Minister, criticized the Austrian government for "arrogance" and the European Commission for "long-standing shameful inaction". / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Kasa Fue / CC BY-SA 4.0 (

Tensions between Italy and Austria regarding the Tyrolean anti-transit measures remain high, as reported by "DerStandard". As announced by Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, Italy has filed a lawsuit against Austria over the transit bans.…