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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Iraq’s Minister of Defense Abd al-Qadir al-Mufrij to the Pentagon today at 12:30 p.m. EST.  The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking Entrance only.  Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.  Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort to the cordon.

Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and  Iraq’s Minister of Defense Abd al-Qadir al-Mufrij will conduct a press conference at 2 p.m. EST, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking Entrance only.  Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events on his schedule.



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