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A Call for Re-Elections in Italy - Eurosceptic Parties Unable to Form Government

The Italian election of March 4, 2018, ended in a hung parliament since the major vote getters - anti-establishment and Eurosceptic parties, failed to win a clear majority of the seats in the Italian Parliament. 

The party of former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi was badly beaten winning only 122-seats in the 630-seat parliament.

Today, almost two-months after the election, Eurosceptic and anti-establishment parties that won most of the seats, are unable to form a government hereby creating stalemate in the European Union (EU) nation. 

Therefore, the leader of the  Five-Star Movement whose party emerged as the biggest single seat winner, has called for snap elections in June.

As reported by France 24 earlier this morning, Luigi Di Maio of the 5-Star, who ran an anti migrant and Eurosceptic platform that won his party 227-seats, has called for elections in June. He made the announcement on Facebook: "At this point for me there is no other solution we have but to go back to the polls as soon as possible," France 24 reported.

He also called upon the leader of the anti-migrant center right League, Matteo Salvini, whose coalition of parties won 265 seats in the March 4 election, to join him in supporting a snap election in June. Both Di Maio and Salvini have failed to agree on a composition of a new government in Italy since the Mach 4 vote.