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Mario Monti appointed as new Italian PM

(Xinhua)

08:58, November 14, 2011

The new Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti meets the press for the first time at the Quirinale Palace in Rome, Italy, Nov. 13, 2011. Italian President Giorgio Napolitano on Sunday appointed former EU Commissioner Mario Monti to head an emergency government after Silvio Berlusconi resigned on Saturday night, according to local news agency Ansa. (Xinhua/Wang Qingqin)

ROME, Nov. 13 (Xinhua) -- Italian President Giorgio Napolitano on Sunday appointed former EU Commissioner Mario Monti to head an emergency government after Silvio Berlusconi resigned on Saturday night.


Monti, a highly respected economist, was appointed prime minister at the conclusion of a series of meetings held between Napolitano and parties' leaders as well as Italy's former presidents.

He is expected to push through austerity reforms asked by the European Union (EU) to cut Italy's massive debt and regain market confidence after yields on its 10-year government bonds jumped over the 7-percent red line last week.

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