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Egypt's army warns factories against importing, producing army-style uniforms

MENA , Ahram Online , Monday 10 Dec 2018
Egyptian Armed Forces (Photo: Egypt's Ministry of Defense handout)
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Egypt's Armed Forces is instructing the owners of textile companies and factories not to produce fabrics that can be used to create army and police uniforms, a statement by Egyptian army spokesperson Tamer El-Refai said on Monday.

The Armed Forces also calls on the textile industry not to import army-style uniforms that can be used by terrorists to carry out attacks.

The army warned that whoever fails to abide by these rules would be subject to legal inquiry.

The statement also urged citizens to report any violations.

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