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Egypt's Defence Minister Zaki discusses military cooperation with head of US Central Command

Ahmed Eleiba , Tuesday 11 Jun 2019
Egypt
Egypt's Minister of defense Lt. General Mohamed Zaki in his meeting with General McKenzie , the commander of US Central Command (Photo : Egyptian armed forces)
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Egypt's Minister of Defence Mohamed Zaki met on Tuesday in Cairo with General Kenneth McKenzie Jr, the commander the United States Central Command, where they discussed boosting military cooperation, the Egyptian Armed Forces said in a statement.

Zaki discussed with McKenzie efforts to end terrorism and achieve security and stability in Egypt and in the Middle East.

The Egyptian minister of defence stressed that the war on terrorism in the region requires cooperation by the international community to end terrorist organisations and their sources of funding.

The minister also said he looks forward to more cooperation between Egypt and the United States in the security and defence fields.

McKenzie stressed his country's support for Egypt in the fight against terrorism in North and Central Sinai, hailing the deeply-rooted strategic relations between the two countries.

Egypt's Chief-of-Staff Mohamed Farid also met with General McKenzie on Tuesday where they discussed boosting military cooperation and joint exercises between the two countries.

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