Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte attends a debate in the Senate in Rome on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte attends a debate in the Senate in Rome on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte attends a debate in the Senate in Rome on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Italy

Italy’s Giuseppe Conte survives crucial confidence vote, keeping fragile government afloat

  • The prime minister, however, was unable to secure a majority after the Italia Viva party quit his coalition last week over his handling of the Covid-19 pandemic
  • Losing the vote would have meant Conte’s resignation, potentially leading to new national elections two years earlier than expected

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Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte attends a debate in the Senate in Rome on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte attends a debate in the Senate in Rome on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte attends a debate in the Senate in Rome on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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