June 13, 2024

Giuseppe Conte is a lawyer with an established academic reputation but a name virtually unknown in Italian politics. Now, he is on the verge of becoming this country’s leader.

Italy has been waiting for a new government since March elections failed to produce a clear-cut winner. On Monday, the two populist parties that have been negotiating to end the political deadlock selected Conte as their preferred prime minister.


Source: Giuseppe Conte, a political novice, is on the verge of becoming Italy’s prime minister