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Italy: Monti To Introduce New Cabinet Nominees To President Wednesday

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Italy’s new Prime Minister Mario Monti will introduce to President Giorgio Napolitano the candidates to his cabinet, Sky TG24 TV channel reported on Tuesday.

Monti, an ex-EU commissioner, was appointed as Italy’s Prime Minister on Sunday after the resignation of the 75-year-old Silvio Berlusconi, who stepped down after parliament approved new austerity measures demanded by the European Union to help trim Italy’s massive 1.9-trillion-euro debt.

The new prime minister has been holding consultations with Italian political party members on the new government and will give a list of ministerial nominees to the president on Wednesday.

Ria Novosti

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