Italy's Berlusconi decides against running for president

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Berlusconi, 85, said in a statement that after much reflection he had opted to take another step on the path of national responsibility. The media mogul asked his supporters not to vote for him. Lawmakers in Parliament, as well as special regional electors, are expected to begin casting secret ballots on Monday.
4 months ago·Rome, Italy

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Reuters

Italy's Berlusconi decides against running for president

ROME - Italy's former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has decided against running for president of the republic, a source from his Forza Italia party told Reuters on Saturday. A meeting between the Italian centre-right parties ahead of the parliamentary vote, which will begin on Jan. 24, was still ongoing. (Reporting by Angelo Amante; Editing by Alex Richardson)

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Independent

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Former premier Silvio Berlusconi has bowed out of Italy’s presidential election set for next week

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Washington Times

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ROME (AP) — Former premier Silvio Berlusconi on Saturday bowed out of Italy's presidential election set for next week, claiming he had the votes to win but the country could ill-afford political divisions during the pandemic.Berlusconi also announced that he is opposing, along with his allies in a center-right ...

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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abc News

Berlusconi drops bid to be elected as Italy's president

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The Star Kuala Lumpur

Italy's Berlusconi decides against running for president

ROME (Reuters) -Italy's former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi decided against running for president, he said in a statement on Saturday, removing an obstacle to cross-party negotiations ahead of the vote in parliament beginning on Jan. 24. Read full story

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