Egypt: Defense Minister Sobhy Meets Chinese Navy Commander

Defense Minister Sedqi Sobhy conferred with Admiral of the People’s Liberation Army Navy Wu Shengli and his Chinese delegation Wednesday to discuss exchanging expertise.

According to a statement by the Military, the two officials tackled military cooperation and exchanging expertise of the armed forces of the two countries to achieve “common interests and lay the foundations of security and stability in the region.”

Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Egypt in January, while President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi visited Beijing in September 2015 and December 2014.

Egyptian-Russian relations boomed after Sisi assumed power in June 2014. Dozens of economical agreements have been signed in the three visits.

Source: Egypt State Information Service