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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 227-96
July 17, 1996

Full Honors Arrival Ceremony to welcome Minister of Defense General-Lieutenant Leonid Maltsev, of the Republic of Belarus.

Secretary of Defense William J. Perry will host a Full Honors Arrival Ceremony to welcome Minister of Defense General-Lieutenant Leonid Maltsev, of the Republic of Belarus, to the Pentagon at 9:30 a.m. (EDT), Thursday, July 18, 1996.

The Ceremony will be held on the River Parade Field of the Pentagon. There will be a photo opportunity immediately following the ceremony.

Media must be at the River Parade Field no later than 9:10 a.m. (EDT). Media interested in audiovisual coverage of these events may contact Mr. Terry Mitchell at (703) 695- 0169.