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New Italian president sworn in

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Sergio Mattarella, a constitutional court judge, was sworn in on Tuesday as Italy's new president.

[ROME] Sergio Mattarella, a constitutional court judge, was sworn in on Tuesday as Italy's new president.

Mr Mattarella, 73, was elected by lawmakers on Saturday to succeed the elderly Giorgio Napolitano.

A Sicilian who is closely associated with the fight against organised crime, he becomes Italy's 12th president since the country became a Republic after World War II.

AFP

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