ITALIAN PRIME MINISTER SILVIO BERLUSCONI PREPARES FOR NEWS CONFERENCE.
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi prepares for a news conference
at the Foreign Ministery January 6, 2002. Berlusconi took office as
Italy's interim foreign minister on Sunday after the resignation of
Renato Ruggiero who quit late on Saturday following a government row
sparked off by the birth of the euro currency. REUTERS/ Vincenzo Pinto