Berlusconi wants to guarantee a pro-European profile for the new government

Silvio Berlusconi

Berlusconi wants to work for good relations between Italy and Europe.

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Rome Italian ex-prime minister Silvio Berlusconi after the electoral success of the radical right tried to reassure the country’s international partners. As a member of the European People’s Party (EPP), his conservative Forza Italia party feels obliged to “guarantee the international profile, the pro-European profile and the transatlantic profile of the next government,” Berlusconi said in a video message broadcast on Monday evening Instagram has been published.

“A good relationship with our historic allies in the United States and the main countries of the European Union is essential for Italy’s future,” added Berlusconi.

Forza Italia ran in alliance with the far-right Fratelli d’Italia and the right-wing populist Lega in the parliamentary elections on Sunday. In this constellation, she is striving for participation in the government.

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