For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
October 8, 2001
Italian Prime Minister to Visit Washington
Statement by the Press Secretary
Visit to Washington by Italian Prime Minister Berlusconi
President Bush will welcome Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi for a working visit on October 15, 2001. Italy has strongly supported the United States in the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks. This visit is an important step in President Bush's efforts to build a strong international coalition in the war against terrorism.
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