Prime Ministers of Italy: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Giuseppe Conte sworn in as new Prime Minister of Italy

Published: June 3, 2018

Giuseppe Conte, an academic and political novice, has been sworn in as the new Prime Minister of Italy on June 1, 2018. He succeeded the Democrat Paolo Gentiloni. Conte will head a government of ministers from the anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) and the far-right League Party. According to many journalists and political commentators, Conte’s ..

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Paolo Gentiloni named Italy’s new Prime Minister

Published: December 11, 2016

Paolo Gentiloni has been named as Italy’s new prime minister after the resignation of reformist leader Matteo Renzi in the wake of a crushing referendum defeat. Gentiloni is a close ally of Renzi and was Renzi’s foreign minister. The elections in Italy are due by February 2018. Italy is facing a troubled banking sector and ..

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Italy’s PM Matteo Renzi announces resignation

Published: December 7, 2016

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has tendered his resignation after being roundly defeated in a referendum to make changes in the Constitution. Renzi announced his resignation taking full responsibility for the ‘extraordinary defeat’. This pushed the third largest Euro economy into uncertainty. Financial markets gave a sharp reaction as the euro saw a sharp decline ..

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