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Release No: 100-06
October 23, 2006

Pentagon to Broadcast Ambassador and Commanding General Press Briefing from Iraq

            U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Zalmay Khalilzad and Multi-National Force-Iraq Commanding General George W. Casey Jr.’s joint press conference in Baghdad will be broadcast live in the Pentagon briefing room Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 7 a.m. EDT. This press conference will highlight the issues concerning the current U.S. Mission-Iraq and Multi-National Force-Iraq efforts to assist and support the people and Government of Iraq.
            This will be a one-way feed; journalists will not be able to ask questions from the Pentagon. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking Entrance only.   Plan to arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.   Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.

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