The Ministry of Defense published Friday on its official website a video, commemorating the anniversary of 10th Ramadan victory, May 26, 2018 – Courtesy of Youtube/ Ministry of Defence
CAIRO – 26 May 2018: The Ministry of Defense published Friday on its official website a video commemorating the anniversary of 10th of Ramadan victory, known in Israel as the Yom Kippur War, where Arab coalition forces defeated the Israeli forces occupying Arab territories in Egypt and Syria in 1973.
The video included scenes of the Ramadan war that saw the passage of 220 aircrafts, 1,600 boats and 8,000 fighters through the Suez Canal. It also led to the destruction of more than 500 tanks and the capturing of more than 240 Israeli soldiers.
At the end of the video, a speech by late President Mohamed Anwar El-Sadat is broadcasted, during which he says, “This country can be assured and secured after fear; It possess the shield and sword.”
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi commemorated the anniversary of the 10th of Ramadan victory at Mushir Tantawy Mosque in the 5thSettlement in New Cairo after attending Friday prayers, accompanied by major chiefs of the Armed Forces.
The prayers were attended by Minister of Defense Sedki Sobhi, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces Mohamed Farid, as well as other key commanders of the armed forces.
Egypt's Mufti Shawki Allam greeted President Sisi, Minister of Defense and armed forces personnel on the 10th of Ramadan war victory anniversary.
In a speech to the Egyptian people on Friday, Allam said the victory will remain a turning point in Egypt's history.