Notice to the Press
Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
June 17, 2009


U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Christopher R. Hill will brief reporters on the current situation in Iraq. This briefing will take place in the Department of State’s Press Briefing Room at 1:45 p.m. on Thursday, June 18, 2009, and is on-the-record and on camera.

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 10 minutes prior to the briefing.

Attendees who do not have a State Department building pass should enter through the 23rd Street lobby before 1:30 p.m.

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PRN: 2009/610