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Egypt's defence minister receives Greece's army chief of staff in Cairo

The officials discussed a number of issues of mutual interest in light of the current regional and international developments

Ahmed Eleiba , Monday 18 Jan 2021
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Egypt's Minister of Defence General Mohamed Zaki received on Monday a Greek delegation headed by army chief of staff Constantinos Florus, who is on a multi-day official visit to Egypt.

The meeting tackled a number of issues of mutual interest in light of the current regional and international developments and their reflection on security and stability in the Middle East, the Egyptian Armed Forces spokesman said in a statement.

They also discussed ways to enhance cooperation and military relations between the armed forces of the two countries, the statement added.

Minister Zaki expressed his appreciation for the strategic partnership between the Egyptian and Greek armed forces in various fields, particularly defence and security.

He stressed the significance of coordinating military efforts between the two countries' armed forces.

The Greek minister affirmed his country's keenness to support cooperation between the Egyptian and Greek armed forces, expressing his aspiration for further coordination to meet the common interests of the two sides, the statement added.

The Greek delegation was received at the headquarters of the General Secretariat of the Ministry of Defence in the presence of Egypt's Army Chief of Staff Mohamed Farid, the statement added.

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