Egypt’s Minister of Defense Lieutenant-General and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Mohamed Zaki received, on Tuesday, Nebojša Stefanović, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense of Serbia.
During the meeting, which took place during Stefanović’s visit to Egypt, the two sides signed a cooperation protocol on military affairs, local media reported.
Stefanović arrived to Egypt on an official visit lasting for several days, on the side-lines of the 13th meeting of the Egyptian-Serbian Military Cooperation Committee in Cairo.
During the meeting, the two Ministers discussed a number of issues of common interest relating to military cooperation, and the transfer and exchange of experiences between the armed forces of both countries.
Zaki affirmed Egypt’s pride in its solid relations with Serbia, and his keenness to increase cooperation and partnership bonds in various military and security areas.
For his part, Stefanović praised Egypt’s influential and effective role in its regional and international surroundings, and in achieving security and stability in the Middle East.