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Italian government wins vote of confidence in House of Representatives

Italian Prime Minister Conte went to the presidential palace to present his resignation.

â–³The picture shows Italian Prime Minister Conte reporting on the government crisis in the House of Representatives (Photo from: Ansa)

January 18th local time, the Italian government won a vote of confidence in the House of Representatives.

Previously, the Conte government lost a majority of seats in the Senate due to the withdrawal of the Vitality Party, and the government was in crisis.

This time, the Italian government obtained a majority of votes in the House of Representatives, which is an important step after the crisis.

The House voted 321 to 259, with 27 abstentions. It exceeds the threshold of 315 votes for a simple majority.

Earlier that day, Prime Minister Conte reported on the current government crisis in the House of Representatives.

He stressed that the current crisis is unjustifiable and has caused panic for the whole country.

The current government has shown a high sense of responsibility in the most difficult times and has overcome differences to reach a course of action.

He believes that the current challenges need to maintain as much cohesion as possible and the broadest recognition of Parliament, and calls on Parliament to help the government end the crisis.

On the morning of the 19th local time, the Italian Senate will also hold a vote of confidence in the current government.

Due to the withdrawal of the Vitality Party, the Conte government lost a majority of seats in the Senate.

To pass a vote of confidence, you must win at least 161 votes.

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