ROME (Reuters) - Italy's ruling parties on Thursday reached a deal over removing time limits on trials, an issue which had threatened to unravel the coalition government.

"We have found an agreement," Riccardo Molinari, a senior figure in the far-right League party, said after a meeting of key government figures.

(Reporting by Giuseppe Fonte; writing by Giselda Vagnoni; Editing by Crispian Balmer)