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Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
June 19, 2001


Secretary Powell to Meet with Resettled Sudanese Youth

In celebration of World Refugee Day, June 20, 2001, Secretary of State Colin L. Powell will meet with several recently resettled Sudanese youth (once referred to as the

"Lost Boys"). Following their meeting, Secretary Powell will accompany the youth from the State Department to the Albert Einstein Memorial (Constitution Avenue and the corner of 22nd Street), where he will make brief remarks on World Refugee Day.

 

The Secretary’s remarks are open to the press. Press wishing to cover this event should arrive at the corner of 22nd Street and Constitution Avenue by 2:15 p.m. Media representatives may cover this event upon presentation of either (1) a US Government-issued identification card (Department of State, White House, Congress, Department of Defense, or Foreign Press Center), (2) a photo ID issued by the employing media organization, or (3) a letter on official letterhead from their news organization verifying their employment as a journalist, accompanied by an official photo ID (driver’s license or passport).

If you have further questions about this event, please contact Sandy Brown Dean at

202-663-1071.


Released on June 19, 2001

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