Monti denies opening up to left-wing SEL
Outgoing premier talks to ANSA about post-election scenarios13 February, 16:41
SEL is allied with the main centre-left Democratic Party and the coalition was in front in the polls before a pre-election blackout of opinion surveys kicked in last week.
However, many pundits say that the centre left may need Monti's support to have a working majority in parliament even if it comes top in the election. photo: Outgoing Italian Premier Mario Monti with ANSA Editor-in-Chief Luigi Contu.