Italy's new coalition government targets economy
29 April 2013 Last updated at 16:43 BST
Italy's new Prime Minister says his broad coalition will work to heal the nation's finances while encouraging economic growth.
Enrico Letta, the leader of the centre-left, has brought Silvio Berlusconi's conservatives together in a coalition.
Financial markets have so far reacted positively to the government's pledges about the economy.
The BBC's Bethany Bell in Rome says the coalition is an "awkward political alliance".