ROME, February 16 (RIA Novosti) - Italy's Prime
Minister Silvio Berlusconi will pay an official visit to Russia
as head of an Italian business delegation in early April, the
country's foreign minister said on Monday.
Franco Frattini told a joint news conference with Russian
Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin in Rome that "Italian
enterprises are very interested in investing in Russia."
He also said that the forthcoming visit by the delegation
"will further strengthen the presence of Italian business in
The Russian finance minister told the news conference that
Prime Minister Berlusconi is expected to visit Russia on April