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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 133-96
April 26, 1996

No. 133-P:04/26/96:Secretary of Defense WilliamJ. Perry wi

Secretary of Defense William J. Perry will host a Full Honors Arrival Ceremonyto welcome Prime Minister Shimon Peres, of the State of Israel, to the Pentagonat 11 a.m. (EDT), Sunday, April 28, 1996.

The Ceremony will be held on the Lower River Parade Field of the Pentagon.There will be a photo opportunity for photographers and cameramen onlyimmediately following the ceremony. Media interested in audiovisual coverageof these events must be at the Mall Entrance of the Pentagon no later than 10a.m. (EDT).

Secretary Perry and Prime Minister Peres will sign a Joint Statement of Intenton Theater Missile Defense Cooperation in the Department of Defense BriefingRoom, Rm. 2E781, at 1 p.m. (EDT). Following the signing, Secretary Perry andPrime Minister Peres will hold a joint press conference.

Media interested in covering only the signing ceremony and joint pressconference must be at the Mall Entrance of the Pentagon no later than 12:15p.m.

Media interested in audiovisual coverage of these events may contact Mr. TerryMitchell at (703) 697-5131.

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