Italy’s president calls for ‘urgent’ solution to political stalemate

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The Italian president appealed on Friday for an “urgent” solution to the deadlock over who can lead a new government as talks with anti-establishment and right-wing leaders failed amid a row over Silvio…

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On Friday President Sergio Mattarella, who guides the talks and has the job of naming the eventual prime minister, confirmed to reporters that there had been “no progress” after concluding the…

Italian President Sergio Mattarella talks with journalists at the end of the second day of consultations with political parties at Quirinal palace in Rome on April 13, 2018. Far-right and anti-establishment forces in Italy resumed battle on Thursday over who can lead a new government, as a second round of talks began with a row over Silvio Berlusconi leaving little room for manoeuvre after last month's inconclusive election. / AFP PHOTO / Tiziana FABI

Italian President Sergio Mattarella talks with journalists at the end of the second day of consultations with political parties at Quirinal palace in Rome on April 13, 2018.
Far-right and anti-establishment forces in Italy resumed battle on Thursday over who can lead a new government, as a second round of talks began with a row over Silvio Berlusconi leaving little room for manoeuvre after last month’s inconclusive election. / AFP PHOTO / Tiziana FABI

However, he stressed the need to quickly form a new government given a  series of pressing domestic and international issues like the tensions surrounding Syria, but said that he would wait a…

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