Forlani gives up trying to form an Italian regime

Prime Minister-designate Arnaldo Forlani told President Sandro Pertini he had given up his attempt to form a new government. Mr. Forlani accepted the President's bid to try to form a government two weeks ago. The President's office announced that Mr. Pertini had called Republican Party leader Giovanni Spadolini to his office for a meeting today (June 11). Political sources said he was expected to be asked to try to put together Italy's 41st government since World War II.

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