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Italy had 63 govts in 70 yrs

'Obama laughed when I told him' says premier

(ANSA) - Matera, May 2 - Premier Matteo Renzi said Monday United States that President Barack Obama laughed when he told him Italy has had 63 governments in 70 years. "I don't want Italy to be laughed at," Renzi said during a visit to the southern city of Matera, the 2019 European Capital Culture. "I want it to become a stable country where winners govern and citizens choose". Renzi's Italicum electoral reform law has changed the rules to make sure the next general election produces a clear winner, which has not always been the case in the past.


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