Thu. Nov 14th, 2019

Italian PM Giuseppe Conte attacks Matteo Salvini in resignation speech

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Conte has told Italy’s senate he is stepping down because of a decision by the far-right League, which is led by the interior minister, Matteo Salvini, to pull the plug on its populist alliance with the anti-establishment Five Star Movement. Conte says he will officially inform the country’s president, Sergio Mattarella, of his decision later on Tuesday.
Italian PM resigns with attack on ‘opportunist’ Salvini