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  6/13/2011, Sivan 11, 5771

Netanyahu to Meet Berlusconi Monday

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is scheduled to meet Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi on Monday in Rome as part of efforts to prevent recognition of a unilaterally-declared Palestinian Authority state by the United Nations in September.

At the same time Israeli and Italian ministers will hold a joint meeting and sign cooperation agreements in the fields of education, culture, tourism and transportation.