The Italian government collapses at a risky time

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After months of bickering between the coalition partners - the 5 Star Movement and the League - the government collapse was expected. However, the timing is surprising and carries some risks.  The League's leader Matteo Salvini, who is also deputy prime minister and interior minister, has repeatedly said that the government would serve its full five-year term. Making an about-face last Thursday, Salvini declared that the trust between the two coalition partners had disappeared and that governing under these conditions made no sense. On Friday, the League announced a motion of no-confiden...

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