BREAKING NEWS
This content is not available in your region

Italian union says ArcelorMittal will quit Ilva steel plant on Dec. 4

Italian union says ArcelorMittal will quit Ilva steel plant on Dec. 4
FILE PHOTO: The Ilva steel plant is seen in Taranto, Italy, November 11, 2019. REUTERS/Ciro De Luca   -   Copyright  CIRO DE LUCA(Reuters)
Text size Aa Aa

MILAN (Reuters) – Italy’s FIM-CISL union said on Friday that ArcelorMittal had confirmed it would hand over the troubled Ilva steel plant to state-appointed administrators on Dec. 4 and had already begun winding down operations.

“The latest statement from ArcelorMittal today confirms what the union has said for weeks,” FIM-CISL secretary general Marco Bentivogli said in a statement.

“It is clear that if the Ilva special administration does not take on all staff quickly on Dec. 4, the situation will become even more serious,” he said.

No comment was immediately available from ArcelorMittal.

(Reporting by James Mackenzie)

euronews provides breaking news articles from reuters as a service to its readers, but does not edit the articles it publishes. Articles appear on euronews.com for a limited time.