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Berlusconi hangs on to power

12-15-2010 13:50 BJT

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Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has spoken for the first time following his narrow victory in Parliament.

In face of the protest the victory has prompted, he defends the result and says he will continue to govern the country.

Silvio Berlusconi, Italian Prime Minister, said, "The significance of this result is that there isn't an alternative majority and therefore we must and will go forward to guarantee the stability of this country, as the last thing it needs is a crisis in the dark."

 

 


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