Who are the European Alliance for People and Nations (EAPN)?

The European Alliance for People and Nations (EAPN) is a nascent political grouping within the European Parliament, led by the Italian deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini. Although yet to be formally established within the Parliament, the EAPN has already attracted right-wing MEPs from Austria, Denmark, Germany and others, as well as those of Salvini’s Lega party in Italy. It remains to be seen whether far-right French politician Marine Le Pen will sign up her MEPs up to the EAPN and whether the grouping can unite Eurosceptic forces into a sizeable force.

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