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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 044-02
March 11, 2002

Secretary Rumsfeld to host Russian MoD

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will host an honor cordon to welcome Russian Minister of Defense Sergey Ivanov to the Pentagon at 10 a.m. EST, Tuesday, March 12, 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 9:30 a.m. EST for the cordon.

Rumsfeld and Ivanov will hold a joint press conference in the DoD Briefing Room 2E781 at 11:35 a.m. EST, Wednesday, March 13, 2002. Media must be at the Pentagon River Entrance no later than 11 a.m. EST for escort to the press conference.

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.