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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 107-08
October 16, 2008

Korean-U.S. Security Council Events Announced

           Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Republic of Korea Minister of National Defense Lee Sang-hee to the Pentagon Oct. 17 at 10:30 a.m. EDT.  The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. 
 
            Secretary Gates and Minister of National Defense Lee will conduct a joint press conference Oct. 17 at 1:15 p.m. in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E973. 
 
            Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Parking Entrance only. Plan to arrive no later than 45 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.