Sisi hails military, security cooperation with Germany

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Mon, 29 Oct 2018 - 05:00 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi at the UNGA- Reuters

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi at the UNGA- Reuters

BERLIN – 29 October 2018: President Abdel Fattah El Sisi met on Sunday with a number of CEOs of companies which are members at the Federation at German Security and Defense Industries (BDSV), Presidential Spokesman Bassam Radi said.

President Sisi commended the development of cooperation between Egypt and the German firms which operate in military and security fields, a matter which has helped boost the technical and combat skills of the Egyptian Armed Forces.

Sisi cited Egypt's reception of its second Type-209/1400 submarine from Germany in August 2017 that aimed to strengthen the Egyptian navy's capabilities to secure the nation’s shores, Radi noted.

During the meeting, the president voiced Egypt's interest in enhancing cooperation with the German companies in this score to protect the Egyptian national security.

The German CEOs praised bilateral cooperation and expressed keenness to further develop them at all levels in the coming period.

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