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Turkish Prime Minister to Visit Yad Vashem Today

1 May 2005

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan will visit Yad Vashem, Sunday, May 1, 2005 at 14:00.

Following are press arrangements for his visit:

14:00: Arrival at Yad Vashem Closed

Holocaust History Museum: Pool: 1 photo-op Hall of Names

15:00: Wreath-laying Ceremony at the Hall of Remembrance: Open

15:15: Signing of the Guest Book, exit of Children’s Memorial: Open

All journalists must arrive at Yad Vashem by 13:00 for security checks. Only traveling press and journalists with valid 2005 GPO card will be allowed to enter.

The Prime Minister will not take questions at Yad Vashem.

Pool arrangements are as follows:

Foreign Press Stills: Bernard Lalizou, CIA Images, Cell: 054-4792520

Israeli Press Stills: Yediot Achronot

Foreign Press Video: Reuters TV

Israeli Press Video: Arutz -10