The Italian Senate has expressed confidence in the country’s new government, which is headed by the elected chairman of the Council of Ministers, Mario Draghi. This is reported by VareseNews.
The publication notes that 262 people voted in favor of the Cabinet of Ministers, and 40 senators voted against it. Two people refused the voting procedure.
The minimum threshold is 161 votes.
“I thank you for the respect expressed, it must be justified and confirmed by the actions of the government under my chairmanship,” Draghi said.
Italy’s new government, led by former European Central Bank President Mario Draghi, took the oath of allegiance to the republic in the presence of President Sergio Mattarella on Saturday, February 13.