PHOTOS Italy on brink of gov't crisis after Salvini calls for snap elections

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Italy on brink of gov't crisis after Salvini calls for snap elections

Xinhua

13:19, August 09, 2019

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte speaks at a press conference in Rome, Italy, Aug. 8, 2019. Giuseppe Conte said late on Thursday that he will ask parliament for a vote of confidence after Interior Minister Matteo Salvini called for snap elections earlier in the evening, bringing Italy one step closer to a government crisis. (Photo by Alberto Lingria/ Xinhua)

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte speaks at a press conference in Rome, Italy, Aug. 8, 2019. Giuseppe Conte said late on Thursday that he will ask parliament for a vote of confidence after Interior Minister Matteo Salvini called for snap elections earlier in the evening, bringing Italy one step closer to a government crisis. (Photo by Alberto Lingria/ Xinhua)

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte speaks at a press conference in Rome, Italy, Aug. 8, 2019. Giuseppe Conte said late on Thursday that he will ask parliament for a vote of confidence after Interior Minister Matteo Salvini called for snap elections earlier in the evening, bringing Italy one step closer to a government crisis. (Photo by Alberto Lingria/ Xinhua)

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte attends a press conference in Rome, Italy, Aug. 8, 2019. Giuseppe Conte said late on Thursday that he will ask parliament for a vote of confidence after Interior Minister Matteo Salvini called for snap elections earlier in the evening, bringing Italy one step closer to a government crisis. (Photo by Alberto Lingria/ Xinhua)

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