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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 028-13
May 06, 2013

Secretary Chuck Hagel to Deliver Remarks at Soref Symposium

            Secretary Chuck Hagel will deliver the keynote speech at the annual Washington Institute for Near East Policy’s Soref Symposium on Thursday, May 9. 

            Secretary Hagel will center his remarks on his recent trip to the Middle East and how the U.S. Department of Defense is supporting allies and partners in the region to achieve common national security objectives.  

            The event will take place at the Ritz-Carlton, 1150 22nd Street N.W., Washington, D.C.  Hagel’s remarks will begin at approximately 7 p.m. EDT. 

            Hagel’s speech will be open to pre-credentialed correspondents, print, radio, video, and still photographers.  All media must RSVP to Brittany Parker of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy at 202-452-0650 or press@washingtoninstitute.org by 5 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, May 8.