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Italy's Salvini confident dispute with 5-Star can be solved Tuesday

MILAN, June 4 (Reuters) - Italy's League leader Matteo Salvini said he was confident a dispute with coalition partner the 5-Star Movement over rules to award public tenders would be solved on Tuesday.

"By this afternoon there will be an accord," Deputy Prime Minister Salvini told a campaign rally near the northern Italian town of Modena that was streamed live on Facebook.

"Italy will be getting back to working and to building," he said.

The right-wing League wants to suspend rules governing public tenders in the construction industry for two years, saying it would help kick-start building activity and stimulate the economy.

The anti-establishment 5-Star Movement says it would risk fuelling corruption, and Transport Minister Danilo Toninelli said earlier on Tuesday the League's request could be a pretext to bring down the government. (reporting by Valentina Za, editing by Gavin Jones)

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