Maria Elena Boschi
Matteo Renzi bowed out as Italian prime minister with a combination of jokes, regrets and a strong hint that he wants to lead his party into an early election battle.
Political consultations on forming a caretaker government started on Dec. 8, after Renzi formally submitted his resignation to President Sergio Mattarella following a crushing referendum defeat.
Matteo Renzi in Bruxelles - Photo: Governo Italiano
BELGRADE - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has announced his resignation after exit polls showed he had lost the constitutional reform referendum.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has resigned after suffering a heavy defeat in a referendum over his plan to reform the constitution.
In a late-night news conference, he said he took responsibility for the outcome, and said the No camp must now make clear proposals.
With most ballots counted, the No vote leads with 60% against 40% for Yes.
Italian Minister for Constitutional Reforms Maria Elena Boschi, was ‘snapped’ by paparazzi swimming topless on a beach in Tuscany. The 34-year-old politician, who in 2014 caused some controversy after making a public appeal to bear three children, always attracts the interest of photographers whenever she makes a public appearance.