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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 276-01
November 29, 2001

Wolfowitz to Speak at Iftar Dinner

The Pentagon Chaplain will sponsor an interfaith Iftar dinner in the Executive Dining Room of the Pentagon at 5 p.m. EST, Friday, Nov. 30, 2001.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz will deliver remarks before the dinner.

Iftar is the communal meal held after sundown when Muslims, who do not eat or drink anything from dawn to dusk during the holy month of Ramadan, break their fast. Participants will include Muslims serving on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces and others of various faiths.

Media must be at the River Entrance of the Pentagon no later than 4:40 p.m. EST. Media interested in audiovisual coverage of this event may contact Terry Mitchell at (703) 695-0169.