Anyone getting too comfortable with the idea that Paolo Gentiloni and his competently low-key Italian government can make it until 2018 was given quite a jolt this week. Mr Gentiloni, who took over as prime minister last December from Matteo Renzi, is in fact skating on pretty thin ice. This week brought a vivid reminder of that reality. In Italian politics, there is an ever-present danger that even the smallest accidents can spiral out of control.
President Donald Trump talked about health care at a joint press conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni.
President Trump and Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni are speaking from the White House.
ROME (Reuters) - Newly appointed Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni unveiled his government on Monday, keeping almost all the outgoing ministers in place in a sign of continuity aimed at reassuring financial markets.
President Donald Trump and Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni will take questions at the White House today.