M5S to hold online vote on whether to form Italy coalition – AuthenticAfrican

Posted on by Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

Country could face fresh elections if party members reject pact with centre-left PD

Members of Itay’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) party will vote online on whether they want their party to attempt to form a coalition government with the Democratic party (PD).

Last week, the prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, was tasked with securing a pact between the two parties and staving off early elections after Matteo Salvini, the leader of the far-right League, collapsed its coalition with M5S.

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