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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 090-97
April 30, 1997

Secretary Cohen to Host Full Honors Arrival for Ukrainian Minister of Defense

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will host a Full Honors Arrival Ceremony to welcome Minister of Defense General Colonel Oleksandr Kuzmuk of Ukraine, to the Pentagon at 9 a.m. (EDT), Thursday, May 1, 1997.

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

Following the ceremony, Secretary Cohen and Minister Kuzmuk will sign an Amendment to Strategic Nuclear Arms Elimination Agreement; a Reciprocal Health Care Agreement; and a Statement of Intent on Future Military Medical Cooperation. The signing ceremony will be held in Room 3E912 of the Pentagon.

Media must be at the River Parade Field no later than 8:40 a.m. (EDT). Media interested in audiovisual coverage of these events may contact Mr. Terry Mitchell at (703) 695-0169.