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Release No: 172-98
July 17, 1998

Full Honors Arrival Ceremony for Minister of Defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will host a full honors arrival ceremony to welcome Minister of Defense Col. Gen. Mukhtar Altynbayev, of the Republic of Kazakhstan, to the Pentagon at 9:30 a.m. (EDT), July 20, 1998.

The ceremony will be held on the River Parade Field of the Pentagon. Media must be at the River Parade Field no later than 9:10 a.m. (EDT).

There will be a media availability at 10:30 a.m. (EDT), following the ceremony. Media must be at the River Entrance no later than 10:10 a.m. (EDT).

Media interested in audiovisual coverage of these events may contact Pat Toombs at (703) 695-0169.

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