Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will host an honor cordon to welcome Vice President Hu Jintao, of China, to the Pentagon at 1:45 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, May 1, 2002.
The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Media must be at the Pentagon River Entrance no later than 1:15 p.m. EDT for the cordon.
There will not be a media availability after the cordon.
Media without a Pentagon building pass must have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Media interested in audiovisual coverage of this event may contact Terry Mitchell at (703) 695-0169.