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Egypts President Sisi attends Gulf Shield military drill in Saudi Arabia

By-Ahram

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Tuesday ,17 April 2018

Egypts President Sisi attends Gulf Shield military drill in Saudi Arabia

Egypt s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi attended on Monday the conclusion of the  Gulf Shield  military drills, in which Egypt is participating along with 24 other Arab and Muslim countries

The seven-day military exercise was held in eastern Saudi Arabia under the auspices of King Salman Bin Abdel-Aziz.
 
The Egyptian president by received by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
 
The military manoeuvres, which involved land, naval and air forces, included live ammunition exercises, clearing a chemical facility, naval vessel operations, targeting air force missile pads, and coastal defence operations.
 
President El-Sisi arrived in Saudi Arabia on Saturday to participate in the 29th Arab Summit, which started on Sunday.
 
El-Sisi addressed his Arab counterparts on Sunday on a number of issues of mutual interest, including Arab national security in light of recent developments.