Italian president's meeting with Draghi sparks mixed reactions

Ahead of talks between Italian President Sergio Mattarella and former European Central Bank (ECB) chief Mario Draghi on Wednesday, the strongest force in parliament, the Five Star Movement, signalled that it would not support Draghi. The movement would “not vote for the creation of a government of experts chaired by Mario Draghi,” party leader Vito Crimi said. For weeks, Draghi has been talked about as a potential head of a technocratic government to guide the country through its most pressing problems amid the pandemic in the coming weeks or months. Mattarella’s plans to meet Draghi received …

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