Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific
Affairs, Dr. Kurt Campbell, will meet with Governor (Ota)
Masahide of Okinawa, Japan, from 2:30 to 3:15 p.m., on April 17,
1997, in room 4E869, at the Pentagon.
The meeting will be open
to media coverage.
Governor Ota is visiting the Pentagon as part of a routine
visit to discuss issues of mutual interest regarding U.S.
military bases in Okinawa and the contributions of Okinawa to the
bilateral security relationship, defense of Japan and regional
Due to limited space in the conference room, media coverage
of the meeting and a short question and answer period at the end
of the meeting will be on a pool basis.
All media must be in
place not later than 2:25 p.m. and should plan to stay for the
duration of the 45-minute meeting and question and answer period.
Media desiring to be part of the pool coverage should
contact Mr. Terry Mitchell, (703)695-0169 or Lt. Col. Donna