Egypt's defence minister heads to Russia for meetings

Ahmed Eleiba , Sunday 19 Aug 2018

Mohamed Zaki
Egypt's Defence Minister General Mohamed Zaki (Photo Courtesy of Egypt's army spokesman on Facebook)

Egypt’s Defence Minister Mohamed Zaki left Cairo on Sunday morning for Russia at the head of a senior military delegation, a statement by the armed forces read.

The statement said Zaki will be visiting Russia for several days, and is set to attend the fifth meeting of the joint Egyptian-Russian military committee, and the International Military-Technical Forum which is taking place in Moscow.

The visit will also include talks with top officials in the Russian defence ministry to discuss a number of issues of common interest, in light of the partnership and military cooperation between the armed forces of both countries in a number of fields.  


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