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 FinanceMINISTER TREMONTI NEVER SPOKE ABOUT DI PIETRO
Press release N° 191 of 12/15/2009