Egypt, Somalia ink MoU on security cooperation

Egypt and Somalia signed on Saturday 02/03/2019 a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on security cooperation and exchanging of expertise and information between the two sides.

The MoU was signed by Interior Minister Mahmoud Tawfiq and his Somali counterpart Mohamed Abou Bakr, who is currently visiting Cairo.

Tawfiq stressed the importance of doubling efforts to boost cooperation between the security bodies in Cairo and Mogadishu to face the cross-border threats.

Abou Bakr, for his part, hailed Egypt’s leading role in Africa, saying the he is looking forward to benefiting from the Egyptian expertise in training the Somali police.

The Egyptian Interior Ministry is ready to provide all kinds of support to Somalia at all security levels, Tawfiq said.

Source: State Information Service Egypt