The new Prime Minister of Italy Paolo Gentiloni on Monday, December 12, announced the composition of his government, reports Reuters.
For the post of Minister of foreign Affairs in the previous government occupied himself Gentiloni appointed Angelino Alfano, former head of the interior Ministry.
Many of the key members of the Cabinet retained their posts, in particular the Ministers of economy, industry, health and justice.
In the coming days, the Parliament must decide on the confidence in the new government. Meanwhile, some parties are unhappy that their proposals for participation in the study were not satisfied said that you can vote against it.
Italian President Sergio Mattarella, Sunday, December 11, Gentiloni called to his residence and instructed him to form a government. Earlier, on December 7, he accepted the resignation of Matteo Renzi, who announced the decision to leave the post of Prime Minister due to the fact that on December 4 the constitutional referendum, the citizens rejected proposed changes to the system of government.
Italian authorities have launched an initiative to reduce the role of the upper house of Parliament — the Senate — and also to pick up some of the powers of the authorities of the regions. Against the draft constitutional reform voted 59,11% took part in the elections.