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Honor Cordon Media Availability

Presenter: Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld
November 20, 2003
At honor cordon for the Nicaraaguan Defense Minister, before arrival at Pentagon.


            CNN:  Any comment for us on the Istanbul Bombings?


            Sec Rumsfeld:  Good morning.  They’re still pulling together information on it, and I think I’d prefer to uh, to wait until there’s harder information


            CNN:  Turkey was already reluctant to participate in the coalition; do you think this will change things further?


            Sec Rumsfeld:  I said I would rather, first of all, I don’t even know that what you’re saying is correct.  Indeed it’s not correct.  The premise of your question is inaccurate.

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