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Egypt carries out naval drills with British, Italian forces

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As part of the efforts exerted by Egypt's Armed Forces to strengthen military cooperation with other friendly states, Egypt's navy has carried out joint exercises in the Mediterranean with the naval forces of both Britain and Italy.

Egyptian naval vessels, multipurpose Italian frigate ITS Carabiniere, and British auxiliary landing ship dock RFA Lyme Bay participated in the drills, Tamer al-Refaie, the Egyptian army's spokesman said in a statement on Friday.

The participating forces showed proficiency in coordination and understanding in executing the planned training missions, Refaie said.

“Such exercises show the depth of military relations with friendly countries and the readiness of forces to confront different threats in the Mediterranean,” the statement read.
Last Modified: Friday، 07 December 2018 08:06 PM
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