Italy political crisis: Former ECB Chief Mario Draghi tasked to form new govt

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Former European bank chief Mario #Draghi agreed Wednesday to try to form a non-political government to steer Italy through the #coronavirus pandemic after last-ditch negotiations among political parties failed to produce a viable governing coalition. FRANCE 24’s Seema Gupta tells us more.

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