Head of US central command ends visit to Egypt

Author : Mircea Birca | Monday, August 22, 2016
Posted in category Africa, Africa News, Eurasia, Eurasia News
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imgThe commander of the United States central command concluded a two-day official visit, departing from Egypt on Friday morning.

During his visit, Joseph Votel met with Defence Minister Sedki Sobhi, the Egyptian Armed Forces chief of staff Mahmoud Hegazy, and a number of top military officials.

The discussions held between the US and Egyptian officials focused on regional updates and counter-terrorism efforts.

Votel also discussed the situation of militancy in Sinai, praising the Egyptian army’s efforts in countering terrorism, according to an army statement.

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