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Premier Costas Simitis…

Premier Costas Simitis exchanges pleasantries with his Italian counterpart Silvio Berlusconi, as Foreign Minister George Papandreou and Italian Deputy PM Gianfranco Fini look on, on the sidelines of Saturday’s EU Intergovernmental Conference on the European Constitution in Rome. Simitis told journalists Greece believes the draft constitution drawn up at June’s Halkidiki summit must be accepted without major alterations.