Napolitano will resign by end of the year, says Berlusconi

(AGI) Milan, Nov 15 - Silvio Berlusconi expressed certaintythat Italy's President, Giorgio Napolitano, "will confirm hiswish to resign by the end of the year". With regards to theselection of the next president, Berlusconi said he hopes "foran agreement between the centre-right and centre-left". Such aconvergence, he said during the presentation of a novel byForza Italia's Michaele Biancofiore, would have to providesatisfactory guarantees for both sides that the chosen personis "wise and balanced". . .

(AGI) Milan, Nov 15 - Silvio Berlusconi expressed certaintythat Italy's President, Giorgio Napolitano, "will confirm hiswish to resign by the end of the year". With regards to theselection of the next president, Berlusconi said he hopes "foran agreement between the centre-right and centre-left". Such aconvergence, he said during the presentation of a novel byForza Italia's Michaele Biancofiore, would have to providesatisfactory guarantees for both sides that the chosen personis "wise and balanced". . .