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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 081-02
April 30, 2002

Rumsfeld to Host Honor Cordon for Vice President Hu Jintao of China

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will host an honor cordon to welcome Vice President Hu Jintao, of China, to the Pentagon at 1:45 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, May 1, 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 1:15 p.m. EDT 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.

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