Armed Forces capable of deterring anyone who would undermine Egypt's security: Defence minister

Ahmed Eleiba , Thursday 8 Jul 2021

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Egypt's Minister of Defence and Military Production Mohamed Zaki in his meeting with the officers earlier Thursday (Photo: Egyptian Armed Forces)

Egypt’s Minister of Defence and Military Production Mohamed Zaki said on Thursday that the Armed Forces are capable of deterring anyone who would undermine the security of Egypt.

In a meeting with army officers who were recently appointed to senior military posts, Zaki said that defending the homeland and protecting its national security is a sacred mission that requires constant combat readiness and building a force that is able to face challenges.

The minister conveyed to the officers greetings from President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, who congratulated them on their new positions.

The meeting was attended by top military brass.

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