BRUSSELS, President of the European Council Donald Tusk Friday congratulated Giuseppe Conte on his appointment as Prime Minister of Italy.
“Your appointment comes at a crucial time for Italy and the entire European Union,” said Tusk in a message to Conte.
“To overcome our common challenges, we need unity and solidarity more than ever. I strongly believe that our community will only flourish when based on respectful dialogue and loyal cooperation, which I will do my best to ensure,” he added.
Earlier today, Italy’s new populist government was sworn in, ending months of political uncertainty.
The Five Star Movement and right-wing League have formed a coalition government.
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