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 not be a media availability after the cordon.
Media must be at the River Entrance no later than 2:10 p.m. (EST). Media interested in audiovisual coverage of this event may contact Mr. Terry Mitchell at (703) 695-0169.