Italy government won't resign whatever outcome of referendum - minister
The government will not resign whatever happens in the forthcoming referendum on constitutional reform, Interior Minister Angelino Alfano said on Sunday, looking to allay fears over the stability of Italy.
Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has said on repeated occasions that he would stand down if he loses the Dec. 4 vote, but in recent weeks he has refused to be drawn on the question, saying it was distracting from the debate on the merits of the reform.
Most recent polls have put the 'No' camp ahead, raising concern in EU capitals that Italy might find itself without a strong government at a... read more
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