Silvio Berlusconi (l) - will he run again? (Photo: President of the European Council)

EU leaders back Monti against Berlusconi

Germany's Angela Merkel and other centre-right leaders have indicated they would like to see Mario Monti to keep on running Italy instead of Silvio Berlusconi.

The centre-right leaders - as well as the two Italian political adversaries - met in Brussels ahead of an EU summit on Thursday (13 December) in an event designed to prevent Italy's political turmoil from stirring up the euro-crisis once again.

The centre-right European People's Party (EPP) chief Wilfried Martens admitted ...

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