Egypt, Italy discuss military cooperation
Chief of Staff of The Armed Forces Mahmoud Hegazy - YOUM7
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CAIRO: Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces Mahmoud Hegazy met Wednesday with a high-level Italian military delegation headed by Enzo Stavanica Secretary-General of the Defense Ministry, Al-Ahram reported.

Hegazy and the Italian delegation discussed a number of issues of common concern including developments of security conditions in the Arab Spring countries along with ways to boost bilateral military cooperation, military sources told Al-Ahram.

During the meeting, Stavanica and the Italian delegation asserted the support of the Italian government for Egypt in its war against terrorism and expressed the solidarity with the Egyptians following the North Sinai deadly attack that killed more than 40 people in January.

The meeting was attended by senior army leaders, alongside the Italian Ambassador to Cairo, the paper reported.

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