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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Swedish Premier Visit

MOSCOW -- Swedish Prime Minister Goran Persson arrived Monday for talks on cooperation between Russia and the European Union and on possible joint projects in the Baltic region, Itar-Tass reported.

Persson was met at the airport by Deputy Prime Minister Vladimir Bulgak and other top officials, the news agency reported. He was to hold talks later Monday at the Russian government headquarters, and several cooperation agreements were expected to be signed.