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President Barroso visits Rome and meets President Napolitano and Prime Minister Letta

Pres Barroso and PM Letta

Friday, President Barroso travels to Rome to meet the President of Italy, Mr Giorgio Napolitano, and Prime Minister Mr Enrico Letta.

The meeting with President Napolitano takes place Friday afternoon. On Saturday, President Barroso meets the Italian Prime Minister Letta. It is their second meeting since Mr Letta's appointment.  Following the talks, they will give a press conference. The speaking points of President Barroso will be available afterwards.

These bilateral talks focus on two critical points of national and European agendas: tackling the current economic crisis and fighting unemployment, in particular youth unemployment.

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