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Berlusconi hands in resignation

May 2, 2006

ROME (Reuters) – Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi handed in
his government’s resignation to Italy’s president on Tuesday,
the presidential palace said in a statement.

Berlusconi’s resignation starts the countdown to the
formation of a new government headed by centre-left leader
Romano Prodi.

Source: reuters