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Matteo Renzi nominated as Italian prime minister

17.02.14 @ 17:23

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Italy on Monday nominated Florence mayor Matteo Renzi to become the next prime minister after the 39-year old ousted Enrico Letta last week. Renzi is party chief of the leftist Democratic Party. Tackling unemployment and a sluggish economy are among his first priorities, he said. Coalition talks begin Tuesday.