Egypt, Mauritania Sign MoU for Military Cooperation

Egyptian Ministry of Defense05.02.2023 Egypt
Egypt, Mauritania Sign MoU for Military Cooperation

Egypt, Mauritania Sign MoU for Military Cooperation

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General Mohamed Zaki, Commander-in-Chief of the Egyptian Armed Forces, Minister of Defense and Military Production, recently met General Hanena Ould Sidi, Minister of National Defense of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania (photo), and his accompanying delegation.

An official reception ceremony was held at the headquarters of the General Secretariat of the Ministry of Defense, and military music played the national anthems of both countries, the Egyptian Ministry of Defense said in a statement.

A number of issues of common interest and ways of military cooperation between the Armed Forces of both countries were discussed during the meeting.

The Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces affirmed his pride in the strategic partnership relations between the Egyptian and Mauritanian Armed Forces in various fields, especially defense and security.

The Minister of National Defense of Mauritania also expressed his aspiration for more joint coordination and cooperation, praising Egypt's efforts in support of all issues of the African continent to lay the foundations for security and stability and to achieve the aspirations of the peoples of the continent.

The Defense Ministers also signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of military cooperation, which included the most important activities that the Armed Forces of the two countries seek to support during the next stage.

Lieutenant General Osama Askar, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces, and a number of leaders of the Egyptian-Mauritanian Armed Forces attended the meeting.

The Commander-in-Chief of the Egyptian also met last week with Mr. Gilbert Kabanda Kurhenga, Minister of National Defense and Veterans of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and his accompanying delegation.

An official reception ceremony was held at the General headquarters of the Ministry of Defense, and military music played national anthem for both countries.

The meeting dealt with developments on the regional and international arenas and their impacts on security and stability within the African continent in light of the current circumstances and challenges, as well as understanding on increasing aspects of military and security cooperation between the two countries in many fields.

The Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces affirmed his pride in the military cooperation relations between the Egyptian and Congolese Armed Forces in various fields. He also stressed the importance of coordinating military efforts between the Armed Forces of both countries.

The Minister of National Defense and Veterans of the Democratic Republic of the Congo praised Egypt’s efforts to support all the African continent issues to lay the foundations of security and stability in it and to achieve the aspirations and ambitions of the peoples of the continent, expressing his hope for more coordination in issues of common interest.

The meeting was attended by Lieutenant General Osama Askar, Chief of Staff of the Egyptian Armed Forces, and a number of Commanders of the Armed Forces of both countries.

Lastly, the Chief of Staff of the Egytian Armed Forces met with Mr. Fructueux Gbaguidi, Chief of Staff of the Benin Armed Forces, and his accompanying delegation. An official reception ceremony was held at the headquarters of the General Secretariat of the Ministry of Defense, and military music played the national anthem of both countries.

The meeting dealt with a number of issues and topics of common interest and discussed prospects for military cooperation between both sides.

The Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces expressed Egypt’s pride in its distinguished relations with the Republic of Benin, stressing the Armed Forces’ keenness to increase cooperation and partnership in various military fields.

For his part, the Beninese Armed Forces Chief of Staff praised Egypt’s influential and active role in all issues raised within the African continent, expressing his aspiration for more military cooperation between the two countries.

A number of the Commanders of the Armed Forces of both countries attended the meeting. 

 



 
 

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