On the notes of the Forza Italia anthem, Silvio Berlusconi was greeted by a long applause at the Manzoni theater in Milan, full of supporters and party flags for the closing of the electoral campaign. Among the signs shown by the Azzurri militants there are also signs with the words “Silvio Santo immediately” and “Più Ronzulli less Gelmini never left”. The Lombard coordinator of Forza Italia, Licia Ronzulli, and the head of FI departments, Alessandro Cattaneo, did the honors. Among those present, the group leaders of the Chamber and Senate, Paolo Barelli and Anna Maria Bernini, who took turns on the stage, several parliamentarians and regional representatives.
“We are back to before Pratica di Mare. Today Russia is isolated, against the whole of the West and even worse this situation has brought it closer to China. Russia, in terms of history, culture and lifestyle, is a European state , I hope that this situation can change and that we can build a Europe that includes all European states “, said the leader of Forza Italia, returning to his sentences pronounced at Porta a Porta:” They have distorted my statements, Forza Italia is was on the side of the government and we voted to send arms to Ukraine. As part of the EPP we are an integral part of Europe. We are friends of the US. Our presence in the next government is seen by Europe as a guarantee “, he added.
On the presence of Forza Italia in the next executive, this “is seen by Europe as a guarantee of a truly European and Atlantic government – Ga Berlusconi said – This is what Weber told me”, the group leader of the European People’s Party in Strasbourg.
The Cav was expected among the leaders interviewed in The Last Word, the special of Tg 7 on elections. When Enrico Mentana opens a “window” connecting with Manzoni, the Cav is seen ripping off the applause of the audience by mimicking Enrico Letta: “The first thing he said in the electoral campaign is ‘I do the patrimonial'”, he said. Berlusconi “interpreting” the secretary of the Democratic Party with a caricature voice, enthusing the supporters of Forza Italia.