May 29, 2018 / 3:58 PM / 3 months ago

Italy's PM-designate delays cabinet, to see president Wednesday

ROME (Reuters) - Italy’s Prime Minister-designate Carlo Cottarelli on Tuesday did not present his cabinet list after meeting President Sergio Mattarella as had been expected, and the two will meet again on Wednesday, a spokesman said.

Former senior International Monetary Fund (IMF) official Carlo Cottarelli arrives to talk to the media after a meeting with Italy's President Sergio Mattarella at the Quirinal Palace in Rome, Italy, May 28, 2018. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

“The prime minister-designate met with the president and told him about the current situation. The two will meet again tomorrow morning,” the president’s spokesman Giovanni Grasso said.

Reporting by Steve Scherer

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