Allies of convicted Berlusconi buoyed by president’s pledge to consider any bid for pardon

Allies of convicted Berlusconi buoyed by president’s pledge to consider any bid for pardon


Berlusconi allies happy president might pardon him

Associated Press - 14 August 2013 11:37-04:00

ROME (AP) — A pledge by Italy's president to consider any request to pardon former Premier Silvio Berlusconi has buoyed his allies.
Berlusconi faces a one-to-three-year ban on holding public office after Italy's supreme court on Aug. 1 upheld his fraud conviction and four-year prison sentence. President Giorgio Napolitano said Tuesday night that if Berlusconi,...


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