The news issued by press agencies in which Tremonti is called "to clarify whether he wished Di Pietro were dead" is totally groundless. Such a statement is alien to Mr Tremonti's language and culture. The minister was talking to MPs Napoli and Milanese about an altogether different argument.
Ministry of Economy and Finance - MINISTER TREMONTI NEVER SPOKE ABOUT DI PIETRO
Press release N° 191 of 12/15/2009