Zapatero to attend first Russo-European summit

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4 March 2005, MADRID - The leaders of Spain, France, Russia and Germany are to meet in Paris on 18 March to accommodate Russian President Vladimir Putin's wish to see a closer EU-Russia dialogue.

4 March 2005

MADRID - The leaders of Spain, France, Russia and Germany are to meet in Paris on 18 March to accommodate Russian President Vladimir Putin's wish to see a closer EU-Russia dialogue.

It will be the first time such a meeting will take place.

Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero will dine with French president Jacques Chirac, Putin and German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder.

Although no formal agenda has been established, it is expected the conversation will cover EU-Russia relations and major international developments, Spanish officials said.

France and Germany organise regular meetings of their leaders and foreign ministers.

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Subject: Spanish news

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