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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 117-03
September 26, 2003

Deputy Secretary Wolfowitz to be Keynote Speaker at Shia Memorial Service

     Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz will be the keynote speaker at the memorial service for the slain Ayatollah Muhammed Baqir Al-Hakim of Al-Najaf, Iraq.  The memorial service will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Arlington Va., 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, on Saturday, Sept. 27, at 5 p.m. EDT. 
 
     For further information, media should contact Bill Turenne at (703) 624-7298 or pager 888-622-8545.