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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 186-96
June 07, 1996

Gen Shalikashvili will depart Andrews AFB on Friday, June 7 for Ukraine, Norway, Brussels and London.

Gen. John M. Shalikashvili, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will depart Andrews Air Force Base on Friday, June 7, 1996, for Ukraine, Norway, Brussels and London. While in the Ukraine, he will observe the multi-lateral peacekeeping exercise Peace Shield 96. In Norway, he will be the guest of his counterpart, Gen. Arne Solli, Chief of Defense of the Armed Forces, Ministry of Defense. While there he will meet with senior U.S. civilian officials and host government civilian and military leaders. At NATO headquarters in Brussels, he will attend the Defense Planning Conference on June 13 and 14.

Gen. Shalikashvili will travel with Secretary of Defense William J. Perry to London as the guest of Her Majesty's Government for events celebrating the birthday of Queen Elizabeth. He will return to Washington, D.C. on June 16.

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