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'We'll stay free and simple' says Renzi

'Tough task but we're Italy, we'll do it' says incoming PM

22 February, 10:14
'We'll stay free and simple' says Renzi (updates previous).

(ANSA) - Rome, February 22 - Incoming premier Matteo Renzi thanked his supporters on Twitter ahead of his swearing-in as Italy's youngest premier Saturday. "Thanks for the messages. Tough, difficult task. "But we're Italy, we'll do it. "One vow: stay ourselves, free and simple", tweeted the Democratic Party (PD) leader, 39, who will be sworn in at 11:30 (10:30 GMT). The PD leader and former Florence mayor has named a team of 16 ministers, eight of them women, with an average age of 47, also the youngest ever. Renzi has vowed to overhaul the jobs market and the tax and education systems in four months.

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