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26th Aug 2016

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Convicted fraudster Berlusconi blames EU for his downfall

Convicted fraudster and former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi on Wednesday said an EU plot forced him out of office in 2011, reports Reuters. The leader of the Forza Italia party, currently polling third position, was forced to resign in November 2011 over the impact of the financial crisis.

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