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Italy's M5S calls for president to be impeached

Monday 28 May 2018 | 09:29 CET | News
Italy's president Sergio Mattarella has blocked a move by Italy's two populist parties to appoint the Eurosceptic economist Paolo Savona as the country's finance minister, ending a bid by the anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) and the far-right Lega (League) to form a government. Mattarella may now appoint former IMF executive director Carlo Cottarelli as a stopgap prime minister ahead of elections by the end of the year.

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