5 February 2014

Egypt: Sisi Meets Sudanese Defense Minister

Field Marshal Abdel Fattah El Sisi, the first Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense and Military Production and the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces met on Tuesday 4/2/2014 with Lt. General Abdel Rahim Mohamed Hussein, the Sudanese National Defense Minister who is currently visiting Egypt.

The meeting dealt with means of boosting military relations and expanding security cooperation across borders and the exchange of expertise between the armed forces in both countries in different domains.

The two Ministers highlighted the historical relations linking the two Nile valley peoples.

The Sudanese Defense Minister offered congratulations in the name of the Sudanese people and government for Egypt's government and people for the success made in the implementation of the roadmap.

He said the Sudan supports Egypt in satisfying the demands of the Egyptian people wishing them evermore progress and prosperity.

The Sudanese Defense Minister congratulated Sisi for his promotion wishing the Egyptian Armed Forces more success in taking over the assignments of maintaining security and stability in the region.

On his part, Marshal Sisi said he hopes that the coming stage would witness more cooperation and integration between the two countries to satisfy the ambitions of the two brotherly peoples.

The meeting was attended by Lt General Sedqi Sobhi, the Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces, a number of the high ranking officers of the Armed Forces and he Sudanese ambassador in Cairo.

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