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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 027-96
February 06, 1996

No. 027-P:02/06/96:General John M. Shalikashvili, USA, Chai

General John M. Shalikashvili, USA, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will depart Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, on Tuesday, Feb. 6, for a visit to Romania, Italy and Bosnia-Herzegovina. While in Romania he will meet with his counterpart, General Dumitru Cioflina, Romanian President Ion Iliescu, Minister of National Defense Gheorghe Tinca, and other senior government and military officials to discuss topics of mutual interest and regional security.

On Friday, Feb. 9, General Shalikashvili will visit U.S. troops in Tuzla. He will continue to Sarajevo for visits with NATO and IFOR commanders as well as senior government officials in Bosnia-Herzegovina. General Shalikashvili will return to Andrews AFB on Saturday, Feb. 10.

For further information contact the CJCS Public Affairs Office, (703) 697-4272.