Italy Opts to Keep Same Leaders, Averting Political Chaos

Joseph B. Hash

ROME—Italian lawmakers re-elected President Sergio Mattarella as head of condition, ending a week of quarreling over other probable candidates that threatened to undermine the stability of the govt.

The floundering of Italy’s political parties around how to fill the mostly ceremonial position of president, at a time when Italy is experiencing the pandemic, a stalling economic recovery and the West’s standoff with Russia, was turning out to be a countrywide shame, more weakening Italians’ low trust in their political class.

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