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Egypt’s Armed Forces at highest level of readiness to face all challenges: Chief-of-staff

He heaped praise on the western zone’s personnel for their efforts to counteract criminal elements, smuggling gangs, and infiltrators, as well as to safeguard the country and its territorial integrity

Ahram Online , Wednesday 10 Jun 2020
Mohamed Farid
Egypt's army chief of staff Mohamed Farid delivers a speech on Sunday during the inauguration of new counter-terrorism command east of Suez Canal, where he highlighted results of ongoing campaign Sinai 2018 (Photo Screenshot from Army Spokesman)
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Egypt’s Armed Forces are at the highest level of readiness to face all dangers and challenges and to secure the borders in all strategic directions, as well as to help state institutions fight coronavirus, the chief-of-staff of the Egyptian Army Lt. General Mohamed Farid has said.

Farid held a meeting on Wednesday with a number of commanders, officers, non-commissioned officers and soldiers in the western military zone, according to a statement issued by the military spokesman.

He heaped praise on the western zone’s personnel for their efforts to counteract criminal elements, smuggling gangs, and infiltrators, as well as to safeguard the country and its territorial integrity.

Farid also conveyed the greetings of President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and Military Production Mohamed Zaki.

The chief-of-staff also listened to the opinions and inquiries of the western zone's personnel about different challenges that are facing Egypt, hailing what he described as their awareness about all the current events and their impacts on Egypt's national security.

He added that the Armed Forces' strength increases day-by-day in terms of weapons and equipment, as well as in terms of the high morale of troops and their ability to implement all the tasks assigned to them.

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