21 September 2018 08:40 AM

Defense Minister, Chief of Staff meet US Central Command Chief

Sunday، 09 September 2018 - 12:05 PM

Minister of Defense General Mohamed Zaki met Chairman of the US Central Command Joseph Votel who is currently visiting Egypt. During the meeting, they discussed means of fostering bilateral ties in military field within the latest regional and international developments.

The meeting also tackled Egypt's efforts to combat terrorism and establish security and stability in the region. They also discussed the (Bright Star 2018) joint military drills that are held on September 8-20 in which Egypt, US and a number of other countries are participating in the exercise.

During the meeting, Votel hailed the Egyptian Armed Forces that managed to maintain security and stability as well as combating terrorism.

Votel also met with army's Chief of Staff Lieutenant Gen. Mohamed Farid to discuss a number of issues and files of mutual concern.

The meeting was also attended by a number of commanders.

MENA

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