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Italy's Conte might be back at helm with Salvini shut out : Italy's Conte might be back at helm with Salvini shut out

Aug 28, 2019 - The Canadian Press
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ROME - Two Italian political parties agreed Wednesday to try to form a new coalition government, putting aside past rivalry to forestall an election that could put right-wing nationalist Matteo Salvini in power as premier.

Luigi di Maio, the leader of the populist 5-Star Movement, said he had informed Italy's president of his party's potential partnership with the opposition Democratic Party that would see Giuseppe Conte return as prime minister.

Many analysts have said a government ...