The Old Guard's Last Stand Letta Asked to Form Italian Government

Enrico Letta has been tapped to lead Italy after being asked on Wednesday to form a government. Even though he is only 46 years old, he's still a representative of the old political caste and will have no choice but to work together with Silvio Berlusconi.
Enrico Letta addresses the press in Rome on April 24 after being tasked with forming a new Italian government.

Enrico Letta addresses the press in Rome on April 24 after being tasked with forming a new Italian government.

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