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Egypt, Spain sign MOU for military cooperation

Both countries previously signed an agreement on “crime and security cooperation" when Egypt's president visited Spain in April

Ahram Online , Wednesday 6 May 2015
Military Memorandum
Egyptian defense minister Sedki Sobhi signs with his Spanish counterpart on Tuesday May 5, 2015 a military memorandum of understanding in Cairo (Photo: Courtersy of Egyptian military spokesperson Mohamed Samir)
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Egypt's Defence Minister Sedki Sobhi and his Spanish counterpart Pedro de Morenés signed a memorandum of understanding on military cooperation on Tuesday in Cairo, according to Egyptian military spokesperson Mohamed Samir’s Facebook page.

The memorandum included the “exchange of experience” and “joint training” between both countries, according to the Facebook post.

A number of officials, including Egyptian army chief of staff Mahmoud Hegazy, attended the Tuesday meeting.

Egypt and Spain previously signed an agreement on “crime and security cooperation”, when President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi's visited Spain in late April.

Both countries have also agreed to study the feasibility of a high-speed train link between Cairo and Luxor, in the south of Egypt.

 

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