(AGI) Rome, July 15 - Alitalia is expected to close anagreement with the trade unions by Tuesday night. The meetingto discuss the national contract and the airline's need to makestaff cuts, which began late on Monday morning, finished ataround 7 a.m. Tuesday morning. All the points on the agendawere discussed and a new meeting was called for 5 p.m. onTuesday to re-read the text and review some specific pointsbefore drafting the final agreement and signing it. Trade unionrepresentatives are in Fiumicino airport for a meeting todiscuss the catering section of the national collective labourcontract. (AGI) . .