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Bush plans five day Europe visit

A RELIABLE diplomatic source has revealed that US president George
Bush will spend five days touring Europe in February, including a visit to Bratislava for a US-Russia summit meeting with Vladimir Putin, according to the daily Pravda.

The daily’s source said that Bush will arrive in Europe on Monday February 21 and return to the US on February 25.

The US president will visit Great Britain before heading to NATO headquarters in Brussels. On February 23 he will spend half a day in Germany and land in Slovakia in the evening, according to the source

On February 24 Bush will meet Vladimir Putin in Bratislava before possibly making a flying visit to Bulgaria the following day and heading back to the US from there.

Compiled by Martina Jurinová from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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