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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 101-98
April 29, 1998

Secretary Cohen Welcomes Minister of Defense Richard of the French Republic

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will host a full honors arrival ceremony to welcome Minister of Defense Alain Richard, of the French Republic, to the Pentagon at 9:45 a.m. (EDT), Thursday, April 30, 1998.

The ceremony will be held on the River Parade Field of the Pentagon.

Cohen and Richard will conduct a joint press conference in the DoD Briefing Room 2E781 at 12:15 p.m.

Media interested in coverage of the arrival ceremony must be at the River Entrance no later than 9:25 a.m. (EDT). Media interested in coverage of the joint press conference must be at the Mall Entrance of the Pentagon no later than 11:55 a.m. (EDT). Media interested in coverage of these events may contact Terry Mitchell at (703) 695-0169.

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