Berlusconi backs autonomy referendums in 2 Italian regions

Former Italian Premier and Forza Italia (Go Italy) Leader Silvio Berlusconi waves to supporters as he leaves at the end of a press conference with Lombardy Region President Roberto Maroni to present the Referendum for autonomy in Lombardy in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. Voters in the Northern League-governed regions of Lombardy and Veneto will decide Oct. 22 if they want their presidents to seek greater autonomy, as already allotted to five other Italian regions. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)


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