The joint drills took place in the border guard fields training complex within the joint plan to back horizons of military cooperation between the armed forces of the two sisterly countries, the Egyptian Military Spokesman said in a statement on Friday.
“This comes in continuation of the Border Guards forces in facing smugglers and criminal elements and foiling plans and attempts that aim to threaten the stability of the society and harm the Egyptian national security,” a statement by the military spokesman read on Thursday.
According to a statement by the Egyptian Armed Forces spokesman on Monday, the border guards managed to seize two four-wheel drive vehicles without license plates that are used by the terrorist elements for operations of smuggling and infirtlation.
The forces seized up to 240 arms, 120 magazines and 9,000 bullets.
The Armed Forces Spokesperson Tamer al-Refai posted Sunday a press release showcasing the efforts of the Border Guards over the past month.
Some 1,882 kg of hashish, 2,325 kg of bango and three kg of opium, as well as 185,000 narcotic pills were seized.
The forces seized 1,800 kilograms of prohibited hemp, 800 kilograms of cannabis essence, and 1 million drug tablets.
The border guards foiled a 72-kilogram heroin smuggling attempt at the southern strategic borders.
Militants killed 10 Iranian Revolutionary Guards in an attack on a post on the Iraqi border on Saturday, Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency reported.
Egypt's military Air forces targeted a number of terrorist hotbeds, weapons and ammunition stores as part of an intensified security crackdown in different parts in Sinai, according to a second statement by the military spokesperson on Facebook.
Egypt Today has compiled a list of all the confiscated contrabands and substances that were caught in 2017.
At least eight Iranian border guards have been killed in heavy clashes with terrorists in the country’s northwestern province of West Azarbaijan.
Border guards of the western military zone foiled illegal immigration attempts by 61 people of different nationalities.
the Armed Forces Colonel Tamer El Refaay said Saturday Border guards have foiled illegal immigration attempts by 451 people of different nationalities.
Military spokesman sent out a statement on Thursday that features border guards’ accomplishments between July 24 and August 8, 2017.
Border guards of the western area seized 22 four-wheel drives and arrested 28 Egyptians while attempting to smuggle goods without paying customs duties.
Border guards at the Egyptian-Libyan borders and Mersa Matruh security forces thwarted on Tuesday an infiltration attempt by 27 people into Libya.
Border guards managed to intercept 464 illegal immigrants
Border Guard forces arrested 351 unregistered immigrants and infiltrators between April 25 and May 12.