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Silvio Berlusconi has arrived to Moscow

the Plane with Italian of premieres - the minister has onboard landed at the Moscow airport Vnukovo - 2 at 12:55 local time.
a press - the service of the Kremlin has informed that Silvio Berlusconi has arrived to Moscow with working visit under the invitation of the president of Russia Vladimir Putin - transfers RIA News . The meeting of two leaders will take place in country residence of the Russian leader in Zavidovo.

official representatives Russian the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, speaking about the purposes of visit of Silvio Berlusconi to Moscow, list following themes which will be mentioned at Vladimir Putin`s meeting with the Italian prime minister: struggle against the international terrorism, development of political dialogue and cooperation between Russia and the European Union (in which Italy will preside in second half of 2003) Cooperation of Russia and the NATO within the limits of so-called the twenty Russian - the Italian economic cooperation, and also search of ways of settlement of a situation round Iraq .

Meanwhile, observers mark, what exactly the Iraq problem should take the central place in Vladimir Putin and Silvio Berlusconi`s negotiations.