Egypt Defence Minister, Burkinabe counterpart sign military cooperation protocol
Egypt’s Defence Minister Mohamed Zaki signed with his Burkinabe counterpart, Aimé Barthélemy Simporé, a cooperation protocol covering the "most important areas of cooperation that the armed forces of the two countries seek to strengthen in the next stage," a statement by the Egyptian Military Spokesman Gharib Abdel-Hafez read.
Egypt’s Defence Minister Mohamed Zaki signed with his Burkinabe counterpart, Aimé Barthélemy Simporé, a cooperation protocol (courtesy of the Egyptian Armed Forces spokesman Facebook page)
Zaki tackled with Simporé, who is officially visiting Egypt for several days, issues of common interest in the field of military cooperation between Cairo and Ouagadougou.
Zaki voiced Egypt's appreciation for the strategic ties binding the two countries, reiterating the Armed Forces’ keenness on boosting cooperation in various military domains.
For his side, the Burkinabe minister hailed Egypt’s leading role in the region and expressed his country’s wishes for reinforcing the security and military cooperation between the two countries.
An official reception ceremony was accorded at the headquarters of the General Secretariat of the Ministry of Defence.