Defence ministers of Egypt, Sudan discuss regional developments in Cairo meeting

Ahmed Eleiba , Sunday 20 Aug 2017

Minister Sadky Sobhy stressed the importance of the deep historic ties linking Nile Basin countries

Defense Ministers
Egypt, Sudan’s defence ministers (Photo: Facebook Official Page)

Egypt’s Defence Minister Sedki Sobhi received his Sudanese counterpart Awad Ibn Oaf in Cairo on Sunday, with the pair discussing a range of local and regional issues, Egypt’s army spokesman said in a statement.

The two defence chiefs discussed the latest developments and their impact on regional security and stability.

During the meeting, Sobhi stressed the importance of the deep historic ties and common traits shared by Nile Basin countries.

He stressed the importance of cooperation between Egypt and Sudan in facing common challenges.

Ibn Oaf, meanwhile, expressed his country’s keenness to bolster cooperation with Egypt in all fields.

Egypt’s Army Chief of Staff Mahmoud Hegazy also attended the meeting, along with a number of senior Egyptian and Sudanese army officers.



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