“Antonio Tajani could perfectly fit the position of Prime Minister of Italy. This is clear to everyone. We are friend, he is one of the founder of Forza Italia, he would be an excellent choice but he is in one of the top EU job,” Silvio Berlusconi said during an interview to ANSA Forum ahead to the Italian election on the 4 March.
On his end European Parliament President has played down talk of him becoming Italy’s next premier if the centre right wins Sunday’s general election. “I’d like to remain president of the European Parliament. It is important for Italy,” Tajani said in an interview published by German daily die Welt.