Berlusconi returns to politics with pro-Europe agenda

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi | Vincenzo Pinto/AFP via Getty Images

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi made his formal return to politics Sunday by laying out a pro-Europe policy platform at a meeting of his party Forza Italia, Reuters reported.

“We predict a great victory for the center-right,” said Berlusconi.

Berlusconi, 81, resigned in 2011 after he lost his parliamentary majority as Italy was sucked into the European debt crisis.

Now, Berlusconi — who has already served nine years as prime…

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