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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 109-01
June 01, 2001

Defense Official to Do Backgrounder Today on Rumsfeld Trip

A senior Defense department official will provide a background briefing on Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld's trip to Europe today, June 1, at 2:30 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, 2E781.

Rumsfeld is scheduled to leave Sunday, June 3, to visit U.S. forces in the region and to consult with his counterparts and senior government officials. He is scheduled to return to Washington on June 9.