Defense Minister – We Shall Never Delay in Safeguarding People

Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces and the Minister of Defense and Military Production Colonel General Sedqi Sobhy said the great Egyptian people are capable of selecting their ruler through their free will and far from any directives from anybody.

He said the Armed Forces and civil police will never hesitate to safeguard the people and provide a safe atmosphere for enabling citizens of casting their votes. He said the army is ready confronting any attempt to influence the people and tamper with interests of the homeland.

Sobhy gave these statements while he was inspecting paratroops exercises which came within the framework of preparations for securing voting stations.

The commander in chief of the Armed Forces inspected the combat troops which will safeguard voting stations.

Sobhy was satisfied with these troops readiness, combat abilities and their high morals.

Source : Egypt State Information Service