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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 307-96
November 04, 1996

Gen. Shalikashvili will depart Andrews AFB for a visit with his new Russian counterpart.

Gen. John M. Shalikashvili, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will depart Andrews Air Force Base, Md., today for a visit with his new Russian counterpart, Chief of the General Staff Gen. Viktor Nikolayevich Samsonov. On Tuesday, Nov. 5, Gen. Shalikashvili will meet with Gen. Samsonov to discuss topics of mutual interest and regional security. A brief joint media availability will occur at the Russian Ministry of Defense followed by an afternoon press conference at the American Embassy prior to Gen. Shalikashvili's return to Washington.

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