Meloni To Form Italian Government

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Giorgia Meloni and the Brothers of Italy have formed a coalition with other parties and have been mandated by Italian President Sergio Mattarella to form a government with Meloni as Premier, the first woman to do so in Italy’s history.  Meloni will be officially sworn in on Saturday. While Meloni said that the coalition was formed quickly after the September 25 election, some say that her political allies, Matteo Salvini and former Premier Silvio Berlusconi, could prove difficult as they are both admirers of Russian President Vladimir Putin while Meloni herself is a strong supporter of Ukraine.