Italy’s president asked economy minister not to resign – reports

FILE PHOTO: Italian Economy Minister Giovanni Tria attends as Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte (unseen) speaks during his first session at the Lower House of the Parliament in Rome, Italy, June 6, 2018. REUTERS/Tony Gentile/File Photo

MILAN (Reuters) – The Italian president called the Economy Minister on Thursday to ask him not to resign after the government targeted a budget deficit of 2.4 percent for the next three years, several newspapers said. The papers said President Sergio Mattarella had asked Giovanni Tria to stay on to avoid market uncertainty. Tria had […]

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