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Sudan Says Joint Drills With Egypt Do Not Target a Certain Country

Sudan Says Joint Drills With Egypt Do Not Target a Certain Country

Monday, 5 April, 2021 - 08:30
Joint Egyptian-Sudanese drills (The official page of the Egyptian Armed Forces Spokesman)

Sudan’s Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Mohamed Osman al-Hussein affirmed that the joint Sudanese-Egyptian military exercises “do not target a certain country.”


His comments came after the joint Sudanese-Egyptian air military drill, dubbed “The Nile Eagles 2”, were concluded on Sunday in Sudan’s Marwa air base.


Units from the Egyptian and Sudanese air forces, Sudan’s Thunderbolt Forces and Egypt’s Special Forces took part in the exercise, which was attended by al-Hussein and his Egyptian counterpart Mohamed Farid Hegazy.


Al-Hussein hailed the event, affirming the importance of the exercise in boosting relations between Egypt and Sudan and integrating their national security.


The two sides carried out a number of intense training exercises, including storming operations, concealment, and camouflage operations.


The troops also conducted joint sorties to attack hostile targets and protect vital targets.


Commander of the Sudanese Air Force Essam al-Din Saeed said the activities help exchange expertise and enhance training in the fields of planning and implementing joint combat activities.


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