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Victory for the far-right party in Italy

The leader of Fratelli d'Italia, who is seeking the post of Prime Minister after her victory on Sunday, tried to reassure in the face of concerns expressed in her country and abroad.

The polls give the right-wing and far-right alliance between Giorgia Meloni, Matteo Salvini and Silvio Berlusconi.

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According to the partial counts of the votes, the most advantaged party in the elections of 25 September 2022 is the one led by Giorgia Meloni, who is preparing with the right-wing coalition to lead the country. With about 53 thousand sections scrutinized out of 61,417 overall at 6 in the Chamber and 55 thousand in the Senate, as emerges from the data of the portal of the Ministry of the Interior Eligendo, the right-wing coalition (composed of Brothers of Italy, Lega, Forza Italia and Noi moderati ) travels on a percentage of 44.27% of the votes, followed by that of the center-left (Democratic Party, + Europe, Greens, Italian Left and Civic Engagement) at 26.40%.

“I am a woman, I am a mother, I am Italian, I am Christian” was the slogan of Meloni used throughout the election. She backs sanctions against Russia, however she will challenge the EU with her far right ideas. It is considered that economic conditions, covid crisis together with refugee issues, far right is in the rise in Italy. Italy's first women prime minister will bring far right politics back in Italy.

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