Former Italian prime minister Enrico Letta has said that while he is not planning a return to politics, "you can never resign from political engagement."
Letta, who spoke to CNBC from the Ambrosetti Workshop on Friday, said he was "absolutely not" planning a comeback. However, the former PM said, "You can resign from parliament as I did, but you never resign from the political engagement. Political engagement is heart."
He added that he fears for Europe's future. "This is why I am so engaged in helping Europe, supporting Europe and saying that Italy has to take this leadership because Italy's engagement is crucial for the future of the European Union," he told CNBC.