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Silvio Berlusconi 'makes secret pact to step down' (Italy)
The Telegraph ^
| Nick Squires
Posted on 10/26/2011 7:10:10 AM PDT by dynachrome
Silvio Berlusconi has reportedly drawn up a "secret pact" under which he will resign in December or January, paving the way for Italy to elect a new government in March.
"Don't make a fool of me in Brussels, and I promise that we'll go to elections in March," Mr Berlusconi told the Northern League leader, according to La Repubblica.
Mr Berlusconi's government has been in a state of almost permanent crisis since it was re-elected in 2008, with the 74-year-old prime minister assailed by sex scandals, corruption allegations and deep rifts in his shaky coalition.
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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: berlusconi; elections; eurozone; italy; resignation
Invest in Italy and Greece! What could go wrong?
posted on 10/26/2011 7:29:04 AM PDT
To: dynachrome; mickie
"Assailed by sex scandals" in his seventies.....ooo, la, la.
He must have discovered his own Fountain of Yute in sunny Italy.
posted on 10/26/2011 7:36:14 AM PDT
posted on 10/26/2011 7:36:40 AM PDT
(Murray use your coaster)
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