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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 255-01
November 09, 2001

Rumsfeld to Welcome President of Colombia

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will host an honor cordon to welcome Colombian President Andres Pastrana to the Pentagon at 3:30 p.m. EST today, November 9, 2001.

The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance.

There will not be a media availability following the cordon.

Media must be at the River Entrance no later than 2:40 p.m. EST. Media interested in audiovisual coverage of this event may contact Terry Mitchell at (703) 695-0169.