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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 344-96
December 11, 1996

Secretary Perry to welcome President Isaias Afwerki, of Eritrea, Dec. 12, 1996.

Secretary of Defense William J. Perry will host an Honor Cordon to welcome President Isaias Afwerki, of the State of Eritrea, to the Pentagon at 2:30 p.m. (EST), Thursday, Dec. 12, 1996.

The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. There will be a media availability immediately following the cordon.

Media must be at the River Entrance no later than 2:10 p.m. (EST). Media interested in audiovisual coverage of these events may contact Mr. Terry Mitchell at (703) 695-0169.