Caption : Egypt's Defense Minister General Mohamed Zaki with his Yemeni counterpart Lt. Mohammed Ali Al-Maqdashi in their talks in Cairo on Monday (Photo : Egyptian Defense Ministry)
Egypt’s Defence Minister and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces General Mohamed Zaki discussed in Cairo on Monday with his Yemeni counterpart boosting military cooperation between the two countries in the upcoming period, the Egyptian Armed Forces announced in a statement.
According to the statement, the two ministers discussed regional and international developments in addition to issues of common interest.
Praising the historical relations between the Egyptian and Yemeni armies, Yemeni Lt. General Mohammed Ali Al-Maqdashi was appreciative of the close communication between the two countries’ political leaderships to support security and stability in the region as well as how Egypt always seeks Yemen’s stability.
Additionally, Al-Maqdashi expressed hope that the coming phase would witness more cooperation, appreciating the Egyptian Armed Forces’ efforts in all fields.
Egypt’s Chief of staff Lt. General Mohamed Farid, Yemen’s Ambassador to Cairo Abdel-Galil Ghilam, and officials from both armies were also in attendance at the meeting.
Al-Maqdashi, who is currently visiting Egypt, has met with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi earlier on Monday.