• Short Summary

    ITALY'S CARETAKER PRIME MINISTER, SIGNOR MARIANO RUMOR, HAS ACCEPTED A SECOND MANDATE TO TRY TO FORM A GOVERNMENT THAT WILL END THE COUNTRY'S MONTH-OLD POLITICAL CRISIS.

  • Description

    ITALY'S CARETAKER PRIME MINISTER, SIGNOR MARIANO RUMOR, HAS ACCEPTED A SECOND MANDATE TO TRY TO FORM A GOVERNMENT THAT WILL END THE COUNTRY'S MONTH-OLD POLITICAL CRISIS. SIGNOR RUMOR ANNOUNCED HIS ACCEPTANCE OF PRESIDENT GIUSEPPE SARAGAT'S MANDATE WITH RESERVATIONS LAST NIGHT (SUNDAY) AFTER A VISIT TO THE PRESIDENT'S RESIDENCE, QUIRINAL PALACE.

    THE 54-YEAR-OLD ACTING PRIME MINISTER TOLD NEWSMEN THAT HE WOULD BE REPORTING BACK TO THE PRESIDENT ON TUESDAY.

    THE LATEST DEVELOPMENT FOLLOWS POLITICAL SOUNDINGS MADE BY SENATE PRESIDENT AMINTOR FANFANI UNDER AN EXPLORATORY MANDATE GIVEN HIM BY THE PRESIDENT.

    SIGNOR RUMOR FAILED IN HIS FIRST ATTEMPT TO FORM A NEW GOVERNMENT LAST FRIDAY, AFTER THREE WEEKS OF FRUITLESS EFFORTS TO BRIDGE DIFFERENCES AMONG FORMER COALITION PARTNERS, THE CHRISTIAN DEMOCRATS, SOCIALISTS AND REPUBLICANS.

    SIGNOR RUMOR'S OWN SIX-MONTH-OLD COALITION GOVERNMENT RESIGNED ON JULY 5TH BECAUSE OF A SPLIT IN THE SOCIALIST PARTY.

    AFTER HIS MEETING WITH THE PRESIDENT, THE ACTING PRIME MINISTER SAID HE HOPED TO FORM A GOVERNMENT THAT WOULD CONTINUE THE POLICIES OF THE PREVIOUS GOVERNMENT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE36QLXWT9QCR7MMH9DD0T1FE0
    Media URN:
    VLVAE36QLXWT9QCR7MMH9DD0T1FE0
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/08/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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