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>> Three months of political wrangling is coming to an end in Italy. Anti-establishment parties, the Five Star Movement, and Right Wing League have revived coalition plans.>>
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>> The pair plan to increase spending, challenge European Union fiscal rules, and crack down on immigration. The coalition deal removes the risk of a fresh election, a prospect that had sparked a big sell-off in Italian financial markets this week.
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The breakthrough came after the leaders of the two parties patched up their alliance. After agreeing to substitute a eurosceptic they had initially proposed as economy minister. A nomination had been rejected by the country's President, Sergio Mattarella. After several hours of talks in central Rome, the two said they had fulfilled all conditions to form a government.
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Just a few hours later, they're chosen Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte presented his list of Ministers.>>
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> He's a little known law professor who belongs to neither party and hasn't been elected to parliament. The deal follows an extraordinary few days which Five Star's chief called for Mattarella's impeachment.
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Conte and another prime minister designate were tasked to form a government and failed before Conte was reinstated on Thursday night. His ministers will be sworn in today before the government faces votes of confidence in both houses next week.