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Release No: 338-96
December 06, 1996

Secretary Perry to Host Full Honors Arrival for China's Defense Minister

Secretary of Defense William J. Perry will host a Full Honors Arrival Ceremony to welcome Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission, State Councilor, and Minister of National Defense Gen. Chi Haotian, of the People's Republic of China, to the Pentagon at 8 a.m. (EST), Monday, Dec. 9, 1996.

The Ceremony will be held on the River Parade Field of the Pentagon. There will be a media availability immediately following the ceremony.

Media must be at the River Parade Field no later than 7:30 a.m. (EST). Media interested in audiovisual coverage of these events may contact Mr. Terry Mitchell at (703) 695- 0169.

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