Home > News > World
Sunday February 16, 2014 MYT 2:30:02 AM
Sunday February 16, 2014 MYT 2:31:04 AM
ROME (Reuters) - Silvio Berlusconi, leader of Italy's main centre-right party, on Saturday said he would continue to support an agreement sealed last month with centre-left leader Matteo Renzi to reform the electoral law and the political system.
"We will stick to the agreement on the electoral law and institutional reforms," Berlusconi said after meeting President Giorgio Napolitano, who is holding consultations with parliamentary groups on the formation of a new government.
The accord between Renzi and Berlusconi had been a source of friction for the coalition supporting Enrico Letta, who resigned as prime minister on Friday.
Napolitano is expected to tap Renzi to form a new government this weekend backed by the same coalition as the one that supported Letta. Berlusconi said his Forza Italia party would remain in the opposition.
(Reporting by Steve Scherer)
French court fines magazines for Hollande snapshots with companion
Ex-U.N. General Assembly president, five others charged in U.S. in bribe scheme
EU seeks Turkey help to block migrant flows, offers cash
Top U.S. general calls Afghan hospital strike a mistake made within U.S. command chain
Mexico army boss will not allow questioning of troops in student massacre
Russia says militants in Syria are moving armour close to mosques
Top EU Court says that US-EU data transfer deal is invalid
Start healthy with meatless Mondays
Resort in Lumut makes for a great weekend getaway
Copyright © 1995-2015 Star Media Group Berhad (ROC 10894D)(Formerly known as Star Publications (Malaysia) Berhad)