Carlo Cottarelli, Italy’s new premier-designate. Photo: Reuters
Carlo Cottarelli, Italy’s new premier-designate. Photo: Reuters
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Carlo Cottarelli given mandate to form caretaker Italian government as prime minister-designate, setting timetable for new elections

President Sergio Mattarella vetoed the nomination of fierce Eurosceptic Paolo Savona as economy minister in a coalition of the far-right League and anti-establishment Five Star Movement

Carlo Cottarelli, Italy’s new premier-designate. Photo: Reuters
Carlo Cottarelli, Italy’s new premier-designate. Photo: Reuters
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