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Egypt hosts exercises for Sahel and Sahara countries on terror combat

Monday، 10 December 2018 - 01:19 PM
Egypt hosts exercises for Sahel and Sahara countries on terror combat

Egypt hosted on Sunday 9/12/2018 for the first time a joint military exercise for Sahel and Sahara countries on combating terrorism.

The exercise, which is being held at Mohamed Naguib military base, will last till December 14 within the framework of the keenness of the armed forces and the political leadership to boost ties with friendly African countries.

Countries taking part in the exercise are divided into several groups that operate in different time zones.

Egypt is in the first group which also includes Sudan, Nigeria and Burkina Faso to train on fighting terror groups and freeing hostages, a matter that contributes to supporting security and stability in African countries.

MENA


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