Berlusconi bags 10pc off in Russian car deal with Putin

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London, Dec 30 (ANI): Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi has secured a 10percent discount on a new Russian-built 4x4 vehicle.

Russian Prime Vladimir Putin broke the news of the UaZ being handed to Berlusconi on a lower price,

Putin was in Vladivostok, test-driving the vehicle made by the carmaker Sollers in eastern Russia.

"I told [the Italian Prime Minister] that we would start production here. Berlusconi didn't believe me," Times Online quoted Putin, as saying.

"We will give him a 10 per cent discount. We won't give him the first car free; we will sell it to him. That's business," he added. (ANI)

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