Italy president names Enrico Letta to form new government

Italian centre-left politician Enrico Letta received a mandate to form a new government from President Giorgio Napolitano

Italy president names Enrico Letta to form new government

World Bulletin/News Desk

Italian centre-left politician Enrico Letta received a mandate to form a new government from President Giorgio Napolitano, an official at the Quirinale Palace announced on Wednesday.

Letta, the nephew of former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's long-time chief of staff Gianni Letta and deputy leader of the Democratic Party, is considered a moderate acceptable to the centre-right.

His appointment was announced by Donato Marra, head of Napolitano's secretariat.

Last Mod: 24 Nisan 2013, 17:17
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