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Italy's Salvini says Rome ready to break EU fiscal rules

VERONA, Italy, May 14 (Reuters) - Italy is ready to break European Union budget rules if necessary to spur jobs, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday.

"If we need to break some limits, like the 3% (deficit-to-GDP ratio) or 130-140% (debt-to-GDP ratio), we're ready to go ahead. Until we arrive at 5% unemployment, we will spend everything that we should and if someone in Brussels complains, that won't be our concern," he told reporters. (Reporting by Riccardo Bastianello, writing by Giulio Piovaccari, editing by Francesca Piscioneri)