Italian Prime Minister Draghi wins clear vote of confidence majority

New Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi has confidently survived his first vote of confidence in parliament. Late Wednesday night, 262 of the 304 voting members of the Senate in Rome voted in favour of the government of the former president of the European Central Bank, while 40 voted against. Draghi will face the second vote of confidence in the larger Chamber of Deputies on Thursday. It appears likely his cabinet will receive clear approval from parties there as well. Earlier, Draghi called for politicians to make a joint effort against the coronavirus pandemic in his first, eagerly awaited …

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