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Giorgia Meloni, could become prime minister of Italy?

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In the Italian election held on Sunday, Giorgia Meloni easily defeated her rivals, establishing herself as the nation's first female prime minister  

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The state broadcaster, her alliance, which also included Matteo Salvini's League and Silvio Berlusconi's Forza Italia, received roughly 43% of the vote. 

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That would give the group at least 114 seats in the Senate, where a majority of 104 votes is needed.

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After leading the opposition to Mario Draghi's technocratic rule, which stabilized the nation over the previous 18 months following the horror of the pandemic, Meloni rose to prominence in politics. 

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The charming 45-year-old, however, has little experience in leadership, and she would assume government at a dangerous time for her nation.

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During Asian trading hours, traders ignored the outcome as they concentrated on the falling value of the pound. 

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Sterling experienced its largest intraday slump versus the euro since the days following the 2016 Brexit referendum, falling as much as 3.7%.

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This is just a beginning point, Meloni stated. And we'll have to prove our worth tomorrow.

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President Sergio Mattarella will speak with party leaders following the announcement of the final results before virtually definitely appointing Meloni to form the new cabinet.  

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Still, the process can take a week. On October 13, the newly constituted, 200 senatorial and 400 lower house legislators will convene for the first time.

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She has, however, also made an effort to reassure voters and investors by promising to bring Italy's enormous debt under control and to defend Ukraine and its allies without hesitation.