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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 165-98
July 08, 1998

Full Honors Arrival and Joint Press Conference for Minister of National Defense of the Republic of Korea

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will host a full honors arrival ceremony to welcome Minister of National Defense Chun Yong-Taek, of the Republic of Korea, to the Pentagon at 9:30 a.m. (EDT), Thursday, July 9, 1998.

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

Cohen and Chun will hold a joint press conference at 11 a.m. in the Pentagon Briefing Studio Room 2E781.

Media interested in coverage of the arrival ceremony must be at the River Parade Field no later than 9:10 a.m. (EDT). Media without Pentagon credentials interested in attending the joint press conference must be at the Mall Entrance of the Pentagon for escort no later than 10:40 a.m. For further information contact Terry Mitchell at (703) 695-0169.