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22. 1. 2009 9:56

Putin Accepts Invitation to Prague

Czech PM Mirek Topolánek yesterday called the Russian Prime Minister Vl. Putin.

Speaking over the phone with the Russian Prime Minister yesterday, Czech PM Mirek Topolánek appreciated Putin’s active and constructive approach while looking for a solution to the crisis provoked by the suspended gas supplies via Ukraine to the EU.

The Czech Prime Minister also invited Vladimir Putin to a bilateral visit to Prague and the Russian Prime Minister accepted the invitation. The date of the visit is to be specified.

The two Prime Ministers agreed to step up preparations ahead of the EU-Russia summit, scheduled to take place in June 2009.

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