Egypt, UAE start 'Zayed 3' joint military exercise

Ahmed Eleiba , Friday 21 May 2021

Egypt, UAE

Egypt and the UAE started on Friday the activities for a joint military exercise dubbed 'Zayed 3' with the participation from the two countries' special forces, the Egyptian Armed Forces announced.

According to the Egyptian Armed Forces' spokesperson, the two-week military drills, which kicked off in the UAE, include several activities: the transfer and exchange of military training expertise between the two sides, as well as managing joint combat work between the participating elements.

The military exercise comes in light of the Egyptian Armed Forces’ keenness on fostering military cooperation and exchanging relevant expertise with brotherly and friendly countries amid the current challenges facing the region, the Egyptian army added.

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