THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (Little Rock, Arkansas) ________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release July 17, 1998
STATEMENT BY THE PRESS SECRETARY
State Visit by President Havel of the Czech Republic
The White House is delighted to announce that President Vaclav Havel of the Czech Republic has accepted President Clinton's invitation to have a State Visit to Washington, September 15-18, 1998. This visit will recognize President Havel for his extraordinary contributions to the development of democracy and human rights in Central and Eastern Europe and throughout the world. We will also celebrate the Czech Republic's anticipated membership in NATO and the deepening of our ties as allies.
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