FILE - President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi reacts after delivering a speech at the lower house of parliament in Tokyo on February 29, 2016 - Reuters FILE - President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi reacts after delivering a speech at the lower house of parliament in Tokyo on February 29, 2016 - Reuters

Sisi discusses security status with Police Supreme Council

Fri, Sep. 21, 2018
CAIRO - 21 September 2018: President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi discussed Thursday the country's security status with members of the Supreme Council of Police in light of the challenges that the country faces, said presidential spokesperson Bassam Radi.

Sisi stressed the importance of enhancing security plans and strategies to combat terrorism in accordance with the law and the principles of human rights.

He also hailed the efforts of police officers in maintaining security and enhancing development over the past period.

The meeting reviewed the recent security situation nationwide, especially in light of the regional security and political challenges, the spokesman added.

The meeting, also, tackled the results yielded in confronting terrorism and crime, in addition to efforts exerted to preserve citizens' security, the spokesman noted.

Morever, Sisi called for strengthening coordination between various security bodies and the Armed Forces to preserve military victories achieved in the ongoing Comprehensive Operation Sinai 2018.

On September 10, 11 terrorists were killed at their hotbeds while exchanging fire with security forces in Arish, Northern Sinai.

In an official statement issued on Sept. 10, the security forces were informed that some terrorists were hiding at an abandoned gas station in Gesr el-Wadi district, Arish to carry out terrorist attacks against the Armed Forces.

The statement added that the forces managed to seize five automatic rifles, many shots, rifle cartridges, and two explosive devices.
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