Friendship between Putin and Berlusconi worry WASHINGTON (Reuters) -
Ambassador says in the letter published Guardian newspaper, citing Wikileaks site and The our relationship ببرلسكوني the complex, is the destination verbal loyal to America and served our interests in a number of occasions since his return to power last spring, more than it did the previous government.
It adds that during the first ninety days for his job position ratified the process of expanding the U.S. base controversial (in the Vicenza area) that were frozen because of the bureaucracy and the positions of the anti-American opposition.
But at the same time criticized the missile shield, and considered the expansion of NATO and support for Kosovo's independence as a provocation U.S. to Russia, and considered that the military intervention of Putin in Georgia in August / August 2008 is necessary to stop the bleeding resounding to civilians caused by Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili.
The Telegraph says that the personal relationship between Berlusconi and Putin and close cooperation between Eni and Gazprom place Italy probably in contrast with U.S. efforts to reduce Europe's dependence on Russian energy
It appears - according to The Telegraph - اعتدادا exaggerated esteem caused by his political popularity, which make it ignores dissenting opinion.
He met his uncompromising style of government administration with repeated verbal when he slipped and scandals leaning (including the exchange of accusations publicly with his wife, who accused him of treason).
All this to pay many, including officials in the American administration to be considered weak and trivial and ineffective to be a leader of European modern style.
The telegram Dibble that the adoption of Italy on the energy coming from Russia and suspicious transactions and the winner between Russia and Italy as well as the personal relationship between Berlusconi and Putin distorted perceptions of the Prime Minister, and became believed that the dispute between the West and Russia caused by the United States and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
The Telegraph adds that the personal relationship between Berlusconi and Putin and close cooperation between the Italian ENI oil giants Gazprom and Russian putting Italy on probably in contrast with U.S. efforts to reduce Europe's dependence on Russian energy.
Berlusconi, Gaddafi chose to be visited before coming to Washington (Reuters) -
The list goes on the saying in برقيتها work, the fact that Italy frustrating due to be excluded from the negotiations circle 5 +1 pays Berlusconi to promote that it can play the role of interlocutor between the West and Israel, Iran, claiming that it enjoys an excellent relationship with the three parties.
And about the relationship between Berlusconi, Libya, Dibble says that continued to develop its relationship with the purpose of stopping the flood of illegal immigration from its shores dry also gaining a foothold Advanced Italian companies, including Eni about Libya's oil reserves.
In the follow-up to the Treaty of Amity Italian-Libyan agreement signed in 2008, which has committed to Libya procedures more stringent to meet the clandestine immigration, the Berlusconi paid five billion dollars assistance to Tripoli, will the Libyan leader visited Rome between 10 and June 12 before visiting Berlusconi to Washington.
In summary, the Telegraph says existing business relationship between Italy and the United States supply the U.S. national security is much of interest, including those related to the tasks carried out behind the border, including what connection the promotion of our authority and achieve your agenda to impose law abroad. But the prime minister is the eccentric host.
Dibble says it may be a matter of dealing with the seductive Berlusconi as trivial, speaking and people is weak and sometimes issued provisions are difficult to predict, but we consider that it is wrong to do so. Despite his mistakes Berlusconi was the cornerstone of the Italian policies during the last 15 years, and all indications are that he will remain in his position another four years to come.