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Italy’s Salvini says Draghi should remain PM, not be next president

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi holds a news conference after the government met to discuss stricter coronavirus disease (COVID-19) health pass rules, in Rome, Italy, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Remo Casilli Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comROME, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Italian right-wing leader Matteo Salvini said on Friday…
bubmag
December 17, 2021
Matteo Salvini

‘Salvini’s moment has passed’: Fading right-wing champion on trial for blocking migrants at sea

Italy’s former hardline interior minister Matteo Salvini went on trial Saturday over his refusal to let a migrant rescue ship dock in August 2019, leaving some 147 people stranded at sea for days. The trial comes at a critical time for the far-right leader, whose fortunes have declined sharply since the dramatic stand-off. The firebrand former minister…
bubmag
October 23, 2021