Spadolini pieces together 5-party coalition

A two-week Italian government crisis appeared to be over Saturday as Prime Minister-designate Giovanni Spadolini said he would form a five-party coalition pledged to economic restraint and institutional reform.

Mr. Spadolini said two weeks of talks produced a basis for returning a center-left coalition to power as Italy's 42nd post-World War II government. He is expected to present a draft cabinet list to President Sandro Pertini early this week.

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