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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 090-02
May 09, 2002

Secretary Rumsfeld to Host Minister of Defense of Italy

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will host an honor cordon to welcome Italian Minister of Defense Antonio Martino to the Pentagon at 11:30 a.m. EDT, Friday, May 10, 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 11:00 a.m. EDT for the cordon.

Rumsfeld and Martino will conduct a brief media availability at 12:45 p.m. EDT at the Pentagon River Entrance. Media must be at the Pentagon River Entrance no later than 12:15 p.m. EDT for the availability.

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.