Egypt’s Defense Minister, US Air Force Minister discuss military cooperation
Defense Minister Sedki Sobhi - YOUM7

CAIRO:Egypt’s Defense Minister Sedki Sobhi met with Minister of the U.S. air force Deborah Lee James in Cairo Saturday, Youm7 reported.

They discussed means of fostering cooperation and exchanging military expertise as well as regional developments and its impact on the security and stability of Middle East.

Lee James’s visit coincided with the U.S. Congress approval of another $1.3 billion in military aid to Egypt despite concerns expressed by some lawmakers over its crackdown on dissent while fighting religious militants, according to Reuters.

Sobhi also met with a high-level delegation from the Kenyan parliament for defense and security matters and discussed the current developments on the Africa.

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