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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Bulgarian Prime Minister Sergei Stanishev and Minister of Defense Nikolay Tsonev to the Pentagon today at 11:30 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 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.

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

 Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell will conduct a press briefing at 1:30 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, 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.



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