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U.S. Department of State
97/01/16 Statement: U.S. Foreign Policy Town Meeting
Office of the Spokesman

Notice to the Press
January 16, 1997

                       U.S. Foreign Policy Town Meeting
                              Richmond, Virginia
                              January 30, 1997

The World Affairs Council of Greater Richmond and the U.S. Department of 
State are co-sponsoring a Town Meeting on U.S. Foreign Policy at the 
University of Richmond's Modlin Center for the Arts on Thursday, January 
30, 1997 (8:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m.).

The program will consist of four consecutive sessions including lunch 
with Department officials:

Mr. Nicholas Burns, Spokesman and Acting Assistant Secretary for Public 

Mr. Aaron Miller, Deputy Middle East Coordinator;

Ambassador Philip C. Wilcox, Coordinator for Counterterrorism; and

Ambassador Thomas R. Pickering, President, Eurasia Foundation and former 
Ambassador to the Russian Federation.

Distinguished local experts will moderate the discussions.

The event is OPEN for press coverage.

For additional information, please contact:

Ms. Nicole Peacock                     Ms. Diane Mayers
Bureau of Public Affairs     OR        World Affairs Council of
U.S. Department of State                 Greater Richmond
(202)  647-6407                         (804) 783-9349

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