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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 991-09
December 18, 2009

Joint Statement from Secretary Gates and Secretary Clinton on Defense Appropriations

            We strongly urge Senate passage of the Defense Appropriations Bill today, prior to expiration of the current continuing resolution.  Passage today will provide important support for our foreign policy and national security priorities and ensure continuity of funding for our troops in combat and for all of the Department of Defense.

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