Italy's PM seeks confidence vote after looming pro-Berlusconi revolt tests government survival

  • by: FRANCES D'EMILIO , Associated Press
  • Updated: September 27, 2013 - 4:50 PM

ROME — Italian Premier Enrico Letta warned he will quit unless his coalition receives fresh pledges of unwavering support, and will seek a confidence vote in Parliament on his government, which risks collapses from escalating tension over ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi's tax fraud conviction, a minister said after a tense Cabinet meeting Friday night.

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