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Minister: Army will firmly stand up to any attempt to harm national security

Saturday، 11 June 2016 - 12:55 PM

Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and Defense Minister Colonel General Sedqi Sobhi said the Armed Forces are determined to enforce sovereignty of the State, secure its borders and stand against any attempt to harm national security.

Taking part in a breakfast (iftar) banquet with the special units fighters on the fourth day of Ramadan, Sobhi appreciated tireless efforts of the army men for protecting the homeland. He lauded army men's sacrifices in eliminating terrorist hotbeds and drying out funding sources of terrorists.

Egypt has a powerful army that is able to protect its dignity, the defense minister said.

Sobhi added that mega national projects and successive achievements during the last period, both internally and externally, restored confidence in the growth of the Egyptian economy and the restoration of security and stability nationwide.

Chief of Staff Lt. General Mahmoud Hegazi and other military officials attended the banquet.


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