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Background Briefing on North Korea

Notice to the Press
Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
July 15, 2009


Two Senior Administration Officials will brief reporters on background concerning North Korea in the State Department’s Press Briefing Room (Room 2209) at 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15.

Media representatives may attend this event upon presentation of one of the following: (1) A U.S. Government-issued identification card (Department of State, White House, Congress, Department of Defense or Foreign Press Center), (2) a media-issued photo identification card, or (3) a letter from their employer on letterhead verifying their employment as a journalist, accompanied by an official photo identification card (driver’s license, passport). Press should allow adequate time to process through security and to be in the briefing room 15 minutes prior to the briefing.

Attendees who do not have a State Department building pass should enter through the C Street lobby before 4:30 p.m.

Press may participate via teleconference by calling 1-800-779-9977 (U.S. callers) or (517) 308-9207 (international callers). Passcode: North Korea

PRN: 2009/733


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