Indyplus video: Berlusconi backtracks on challenging Premier Letta after his own MPs fail to support him


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In a jaw-dropping U-turn, the tycoon voted to support the Italian coalition government after campaigning for weeks to bring it down. Letta won the vote of confidence with a crushing majority of 235 senators in favour and 70 against.

Watch excerpts from his speech ahead of the vote below: