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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 288-95
October 12, 1995

No. 288-P:10/12/95:Secretary of Defense William J. Perry wi

Secretary of Defense William J. Perry will host a Full Honors Arrival Ceremony to welcome Minister of Defense Lt. Gen. Rustam Akhmedov, of the Republic of Uzbekistan, to the Pentagon at 10:30 a.m. (EDT), Friday, Oct. 13, 1995. The Ceremony will be held on the Lower River Parade Field of the Pentagon.

Following the ceremony Secretary Perry and Minister Akhmedov will sign a Memorandum of Understanding formalizing the defense and security relationship between the United States and Uzbekistan. The signing ceremony will be held in Room 3E869

Media must be at the Lower River Parade Field no later than 10:10 a.m. (EDT). Media interested in audiovisual coverage of these events may contact Mr. Terry Mitchell at (703) 695-0169.