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- The former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi wants to run for the next European elections.
- At an event in Sardinia, the former prime minister announced his return to politics.
- At the end of May a new European Parliament will be elected.
"In the mature age I have, I decided not to feel responsible for going to Europe, where there are no profound thoughts about the future of the world," said 82-year-old on Thursday at an event in Sardinia.
The former prime minister tormented by the scandal was not allowed to run for political office until last year after the conviction for tax evasion. The ban was lifted last spring.
The conservative party of Berlusconi Forza Italy suffered a bitter defeat in the last Italian parliamentary elections and currently bets about ten percent in the polls. Above all, the Minister of Interior Matteo Salvini of the right leg has berlusconi stole the show.
SRF 4 News 15:00; dpa / blur; maiu
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