President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi in his meeting with the commander of Lebanese army Joseph Aoun on Wednesday (Photo: Egyptian presidency)
In a meeting with the commander of the Lebanese army Joseph Aoun, Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi expressed his appreciation for the role of the Lebanese Armed Forces in keeping the balance and stability in Lebanon, the Egyptian presidency said in a statement.
In the meeting on Wednesday with Aoun, who is currently on a visit to Cairo, El-Sisi said that national armies are the backbone that holds up the stability of nations and states.
From his side, Aoun asserted that Lebanon is keen to boost its historical relations with Egypt and expressed his appreciation for Egypt’s role in supporting Lebanon in all fields.
Aoun also delivered the greetings of Lebanese President Michel Aoun to President El-Sisi.
Defense Minister Major General Mohamed Zaki and Lebanese ambassador to Cairo Ali El-Halabi attended the meeting.