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Egypt's defence minister, chief-of-staff meet Lebanese army commander

Aoun hailed Egypt's crucial role in the region and the Egyptian Armed Forces for upgrading its combat capabilities to safeguard Egypt's national security

Ahmed Eleiba , Wednesday 28 Jul 2021
Egypt
Egypt's Minister of defense in his meeting with Lebanese army commander in Cairo on Wednesday (Photo: Egyptian armed forces)
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The Egyptian Armed Forces takes pride in its deep-rooted ties with the Lebanese Armed Forces, Egyptian Minister of Defence and Military Production Mohamed Zaki said in a meeting in Cairo with Lebanese army Commander Joseph Aoun on Wednesday.

According to the Egyptian Armed Forces’ statement on the meeting, Zaki said that he looks forward to seeing increased cooperation in the different military fields in the coming period.

The meeting also discussed a number of issues of mutual concern in light of the current international and regional developments, in addition to mechanisms for enhancing military cooperation between the armed forces of the two countries.

Aoun hailed Egypt's crucial role in the region and the Egyptian Armed Forces for upgrading its combat capabilities to safeguard Egypt's national security.

Also, Chief-of-Staff of the Egyptian Armed Forces Mohamed Farid met Aoun to discuss a number of issues of joint interest in light of military cooperation and the exchange of expertise between the Armed Forces in Egypt and Lebanon.

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