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Secretary Rice at Yad Vashem Today

FM Shalom to accompany visit

6 February 2005

US Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice, accompanied by Israeli Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom, will visit Yad Vashem today, February 6, 2005. Following are press arrangements for her visit:

15:45: Arrival at Main Entrance -- POOL STILLS ONLY

15:50: Wreath-laying ceremony in the Hall of Remembrance -- OPEN

16:10: Signing of the Guest Book, exit to the Children’s Memorial -- OPEN

The Secretary will not take questions during her visit to Yad Vashem.

Pool arrangements are as follows:

Stills: AP Brennan Linseley 02 537 5588

Journalists who wish to cover the Secretary’s visit are required to arrive at Yad Vashem (main entrance) by 15:00 and have a valid 2005 GPO card.