Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will host an Honor Cordon to welcome President Eduard Shevardnadze, of Georgia, to the Pentagon at 10:15 a.m. (EDT), Thursday, July 17, 1997.
The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance.
Following the ceremony, Secretary Cohen and President Shevardnadze will sign a Cooperation in the Area of Prevention of Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Promotion of Defense and Military Relations agreement.
Media must be at the River Entrance no later than 9:50 a.m. (EDT). Media interested in audiovisual coverage of these events may contact Terry Mitchell at (703) 695-0169.