Italy President Sergio Mattarella​ calls new government ​consultations on May 7

Mattarella's office said the meetings with party leaders would take place on just the one day, with his options dwindling rapidly and calls for a swift return to the polls growing.

Published: 03rd May 2018 08:04 PM  |   Last Updated: 03rd May 2018 08:04 PM   |  A+A-

Italian President Sergio Mattarella (File | AP)

By Reuters

ROME: Italian President Sergio Mattarella has called for a new round of consultations over the formation of a possible new government for May 7 after nine weeks of political deadlock following inconclusive elections in March.

Mattarella's office said the meetings with party leaders would take place on just the one day, with his options dwindling rapidly and calls for a swift return to the polls growing.

 

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