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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 237-01
October 22, 2001

Rumsfeld to Host Deputy Prime Minister of Israel

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will host an honor cordon to welcome Israeli Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Shimon Peres to the Pentagon at 3:30 p.m. EDT, today, Monday, Oct. 22, 2001.

The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance.

There will be no media availability following the cordon.

Media must be at the River Entrance no later than 3:10 p.m. EDT. Media interested in audiovisual coverage of this event may contact Terry Mitchell at (703) 695-0169.