- Title: RUSSIA: GERMAN OPPOSITION LEADER EDMUND STOIBER ARRIVES FOR TWO DAY VISIT
- Date: 18th July 2002
- Summary: (W7) MOSCOW, RUSSIA (JULY 9, 2002) (REUTERS) 1. MV EDMUND STOIBER SHAKING HAND WITH MAYOR OF MOSCOW YURI LUZHKOV; MV STOIBER AND LUZHKOV GOING FOR TALKS; SLV DELEGATIONS SITTING AT TABLE (3 SHOTS) 0.34 2. MV TALKS IN PROGRESS; CUTAWAY JOURNALISTS (5 SHOTS) 1.08 3. MV STOIBER'S CAR LEAVING 1.38 Initials Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved
- Embargoed: 2nd August 2002 13:00
- Location: MOSCOW, RUSSIA
- Country: Russia
- Reuters ID: LVA50N7V5ULJ35M63YTJLCJWCR0O
- Story Text: German opposition leader, Edmund Stoiber, the man
who will challenge Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder in September
elections has arrived in Moscow for a two-day visit.
Stoiber arrived in the Russian capital on Tuesday (July
9, 2002) and was later the official guest at a dinner hosted by the
Mayor of Moscow, Yuri Luzhkov.
On Wednesday, the German conservative leader, embarks on
a round of meetings with senior Russian officials, including
talks with Russian foreign and defence ministers and a meeting
at the Kremlin with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
General elections are scheduled for September 22 in
Germany, and Stoiber's conservatives are set for a strong
showing against Chancellor Schroeder's centre-left Social
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