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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome the Republic of Korea Minister of National Defense Kim Tae-young to the Pentagon today at 9:30 a.m. EDT.  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 Pentagon River Parking Entrance only.  Plan to arrive no later than 30 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 Republic of Korea Minister of National Defense Kim Tae-young conduct a joint press conference at 11 a.m. EDT in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973), following the 42nd Security Consultative Meeting.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River 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.



There are no Speeches available for 10/8/2010. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


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