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Statement by the Press Secretary on Prime Minister Berlusconi Visit


Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release                           June 6, 2009
Statement by the Press Secretary on the visit of Prime Minister Berlusconi to the White House
President Obama will welcome Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi of Italy to the White House on Monday, June 15th. The United States and Italy, a NATO ally, have strong bilateral relations and partner together around the world to promote peace, prosperity, and democratic freedoms. The President looks forward to discussing preparations for the G-8 Summit that will take place in L' Aquila, Italy in July, and consulting with the Prime Minister on a broad range of strategic issues of mutual concern.