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Italy's Monti says parties must allow government to be formed
February 25, 2013 / 10:05 PM / 5 years ago

Italy's Monti says parties must allow government to be formed

ROME (Reuters) - Outgoing Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti said on Monday that all parties had a responsibility to ensure that a government could be formed after inconclusive elections left no party able to form a majority in the upper house.

Outgoing Prime Minister Mario Monti gestures before casting his vote at the polling station in Milan, February 24, 2013. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

“A government for the country must be assured,” he said but added that it would be premature to discuss possible outcomes.

Reporting By James Mackenzie

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