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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 075-97
April 17, 1997

General Shalikashvili to Lead off Thursday press briefings with CWC statement

Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman, General John M. Shalikashvili will lead off today's press briefings with a statement on the Chemical Weapons Convention at 1:30 p.m. in the DoD Briefing Room (Rm 2E781). He will be available briefly to answer questions following the statement.

As previously announced, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Environmental Security Sherri W. Goodman will announce the Department's switch to using all recycled content copier paper in conjunction with Earth Day, at 2 p.m.

The regular Thursday, Pentagon Press Briefing, previously scheduled to precede Secretary Goodman's announcement, will now follow her presentation.