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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 255-96
September 06, 1996

Gen. Shalikashvili to participate in NATO Military Committee meetings to be held in Portugal.

Gen. John M. Shalikashvili, USA, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will depart Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, on Sunday, September 8, 1996, to participate in NATO Military Committee meetings to be held in Portugal. Discussions will encompass European Security and Defense Identity, command structure and other NATO issues.

On Wednesday, September 11, General Shalikashvili will depart Lisbon and travel to Bosnia-Herzegovina for one-day talks with IFOR commanders, civilian and military leaders, and U.S. troops. A press conference is scheduled at the Coalition Press Information Center in Sarajevo. He is tentatively scheduled to return to Washington on Wednesday evening.