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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 001-97
January 03, 1997

Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman to Visit Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Israel

Gen. John M. Shalikashvili, U.S. Army, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will depart Andrews Air Force Base, Md., today, Jan. 3, 1997, for a visit to Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Israel. In each country, he will be the guest of his counterpart and will meet with senior U.S. and host country officials. Shalikashvili will return to Washington, D.C., on Jan. 10.