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Berlusconi casts ballot in Milan

05-30-2011 08:14 BJT

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Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi votes on Sunday in local election run-offs, where his centre-right coalition risks humiliating defeat in his home town of Milan for the first time in nearly 20 years.

Nearly six million Italians are eligible to vote in contests for mayors and local administrations in 90 towns and six provinces, but the focus is squarely on the key battlegrounds of the financial capital Milan and the southern port of Naples.

A defeat in Milan could cause serious political instability, and even provoke challenges to his own leadership. Results are expected after voting ends on Monday.

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi votes on Sunday in local
election run-offs, where his centre-right coalition risks
humiliating defeat in his home town of Milan for the first
time in nearly 20 years.

 

Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CNTV.CN

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