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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 133-99
May 17, 1999

Full Honor Arrival for MoD of Egypt

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will host a full honors arrival ceremony to welcome Minister of Defense & Military Production Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, of the Arab Republic of Egypt, to the Pentagon at 10:45 a.m. (EDT), Tuesday, May 18, 1999.

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 10:25 a.m. (EDT). Media interested in audiovisual coverage of this event may contact Terry Mitchell at (703) 695-0169.