Italy’s center-right nominates Berlusconi in presidential election

Exactly 10 days before the start of the first round of voting, the center-right, consisting of the parties “League”, “Forward, Italy” and “Brothers of Italy”, officially nominated 85-year-old Silvio Berlusconi as their candidate for the presidency. Milan’s Corriere della sera reports.

The leaders of the parties Matteo Salvini, George Meloni and the leaders of Forward Italia led by Berlusconi came to a consensus during a meeting at Villa Grande.

“Silvio Berlusconi has the authority and experience that the country deserves and the Italians are waiting for,” he was quoted as saying. joint statement politicians edition.

Recall that the secret ballot with the participation of more than 1,000 parliamentarians and regional representatives will begin on January 24. In the first three rounds of voting, two-thirds of the votes must be received to be elected. And to win the fourth and subsequent rounds, it is enough to get 50 percent and one vote.

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