"This is oil and water," cracked Italy's new Foreign Minister Giuseppe Saragat. The new center-left coalition, outgrowth of the apertura a sinistra (opening to the left) which started almost two years ago, last week finally managed to form a Cabinet. In addition to the premiership, the Christian Democrats wound up with 15 of the 26 Cabinet positions, including the key ministries of Defense, Treasury, and Internal Affairs. Along with the vice premiership, the left-wing Socialists got five more posts, the only important one being the Budget Ministry. Four Cabinet jobs went to the solidly anti-Communist Social Democrats (including Saragat's Foreign Ministry)...

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