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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 257-97
October 30, 1997

Honor Cordon for Director General of the Israeli Ministry of Defense

Deputy Secretary of Defense John J. Hamre will host an honor cordon to welcome Maj. Gen. Ilan Biran, director general of the Israeli Ministry of Defense, to the Pentagon at 10 a.m. (EST), Friday, Oct. 31, 1997.

The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance.

There will not be a media availability following the cordon.

Media must be at the River Entrance no later than 9:40 a.m. (EST). Media interested in audiovisual coverage of this event may contact Terry Mitchell at (703) 695-0169.