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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 031-02
March 04, 2002

Secretary Rumsfeld to Host President of Egypt

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will host an honor cordon to welcome Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to the Pentagon at 10 a.m. EST, Tuesday, March 5, 2002.

The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Media must be at the Pentagon River Entrance no later than 9 a.m. EST for the cordon.

There will not be a media availability after the cordon.

Media without a Pentagon building pass must have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Media interested in audiovisual coverage of this event may contact Terry Mitchell at (703) 695-0169.