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Renzi phones Obama

'Yes', it went well he says in English

24 February, 17:16
Renzi phones Obama (ANSA) - Rome, February 24 - Italian Premier Matteo Renzi on Monday phoned United States President Barack Obama for the first time since being sworn in on Saturday. Asked if the call had gone well, Renzi replied "yes", in English.

Obama was among the first world leaders to congratulate the new premier on Saturday, underscoring the "lasting friendship" between the US and Italy.

Renzi, Italy's youngest premier at 39, is expected to pass confidence tests on Monday and Tuesday nights.

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