Italian caretaker Prime Minister Monti smiles during an end of year news conference in Rome

 
Italian caretaker Prime Minister Monti smiles during an end of year news conference in Rome
Italian caretaker Prime Minister Mario Monti smiles during an end of year news conference in Rome December 23, 2012. Monti said on Sunday that he would be ready to offer his leadership to political forces that adopt his agenda of reforms the country needs. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi