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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 048-96
February 23, 1996

No. 048-P:02/23/96:Secretary of Defense William J. Perry wi

Secretary of Defense William J. Perry will host a Full Honors Arrival Ceremony to welcome Minister of Defense Lt. Gen. Alibek Kasymov, of the Republic of Kazakstan, to the Pentagon at 10:30 a.m. (EST), Feb. 26, 1996.

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

Secretary Perry and Minister Kasymov will sign a Joint Statement of Future U.S./Kazakstan Defense and Military Relations in Room 3E869 following the ceremony.

Media must be at the Lower River Parade Field no later than 10:10 a.m. (EST). Media interested in audiovisual coverage of these events may contact Mr. Terry Mitchell at (703) 695-0169.

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