In the second round of municipal elections in Italy according to preliminary data, has defeated the party of former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi “go Italy” as well as the Pro-Russian movement – far-right of the “Northern League” and the skeptics from the “Brothers of Italy”. This is with reference to local resources writes

The candidates of these political forces defeated in the capitals of 22 of the 25 regions of the country, including in Genoa and Pistoia, which had historically supported the left-wing movement “5 stars”.

“The democratic party” the previous Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, who is now in power, has already conceded defeat. According to Italian media, the election result could undermine the leadership of Renzi at the head of the political forces, although he said that the election results “not a political test.”

It is also noted that in the second round of record low turnout of 46%.

The vote in the municipalities is considered an important test on the eve of national elections that could be held in the fall.

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Berlusconi and the far-right has taken local elections in Italy 26.06.2017

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