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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 289-99
December 06, 1999

Full Honor Arrival Ceremony for MoD of South Africa

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will host a full honors arrival ceremony to welcome Minister of Defense Patrick Lekota, of the Republic of South Africa, to the Pentagon at 9:45 a.m. EST, Tuesday, Dec. 7, 1999.

The ceremony will be held on the River Parade Field of the Pentagon. Media must be at the River Parade Field no later than 9:20 a.m. EST.

Cohen and Lekota will conduct a joint media availability at 10:45 a.m. EST in the Pentagon. Media without Pentagon credentials must be at the River Entrance of the Pentagon no later than 10:20 a.m. EST for admission.

Media interested in audiovisual coverage of these events may contact Terry Mitchell at (703) 695-0169.