Silvio Berlusconi
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Will Berlusconi meet magistrates over prostitute claims?

Italians are waiting to see if Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi will go before magistrates who have accused him of paying for an under-age prostitute, a claim he denies.

He has dismissed the investigation as politically motivated and vowed to punish the magistrates behind it.

The BBC's correspondent in Rome, Duncan Kennedy reports.

  • 21 Jan 2011
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