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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 050-01
March 16, 2001

SecDef to Host Full Honor Arrival Ceremony for Prime Minister of Israel

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will host a full honors arrival ceremony to welcome Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, of the State of Israel, to the Pentagon at 12:15 p.m. EDT, Monday, March 19, 2001.

The ceremony will be held on the River Parade Field of the Pentagon.

There will not be a media availability following the ceremony.

Media must be at the River Parade Field no later than 11:45 a.m. EDT. Media interested in audiovisual coverage of this event may contact Terry Mitchell at (703) 695-0169.