Former Italian Premier Matteo Renzi walks away after delivering his message during a national assembly of the Democratic Party, in Rome's Hotel Parco de' Principi, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. (Giuseppe Lami/ANSA via AP)
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Former Italian Premier Matteo Renzi brushed off a threatened schism within his ruling Democratic Party Tuesday as he positioned himself to retake its leadership three months after suffering a humiliating defeat.Renzi had stepped down as party leader over the weekend in hopes of getting a new, stronger mandate and urged unity.Renzi resigned as premier after he lost a Dec. 4 referendum on constitutional changes.Another ex-premier, Enrico Letta, whom Renzi ousted as premier in a 2014 back-room coup, blamed Renzi for the disarray in the party but urged unity.
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