May 27, 2018 / 5:12 PM / a month ago

Italy's president still has doubts about endorsing euroskeptic minister: source

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy’s President Sergio Mattarella still has doubts about endorsing the euroskeptic candidate for economy minister put forward by the far-right League party and the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement, a source said on Sunday.

FILE PHOTO: Paolo Savona poses for a picture during a meeting in Rome, Italy, April 11, 2011. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

The source from the would-be government coalition spoke just minutes before a meeting between Prime Minister-designate Giuseppe Conte and Mattarella to discuss the list of cabinet candidates the League/5-Star coalition is proposing.

Reporting by Massimiliano Di Giorgio, writing by Stephen Jewkes, editing by Steve Scherer

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