Italy PM tenders resignation: president

Rome - Move seen as a bid to form a new, stronger government.



By AFP

Published: Tue 26 Jan 2021, 4:05 PM

Last updated: Tue 26 Jan 2021, 4:07 PM

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte submitted his resignation Tuesday to President Sergio Mattarella, in a bid to form a new, stronger government.

Mattarella accepted the resignation and “reserves the right to decide (what to do next) and invited the government to stay in office in a caretaker capacity”, an Italian presidency statement said.

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