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Premier accepts agriculture minister's resignation

Letta names self interim

27 January, 12:47
Premier accepts agriculture minister's resignation

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    (ANSA) - Rome, January 27 - Italian Premier Enrico Letta accepted the resignation of Agriculture Minister Nunzia De Girolamo on Monday, naming himself interim.
     The embattled cabinet member from the center right has accused the left-right government of not defending her amid allegations that she improperly interfered in appointments in a southern region.
     A statement from the premier's office said he was holding a meeting with agriculture undersecretaries later in the day. 

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