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Riyadh, Cairo Discuss Defense Cooperation

Riyadh, Cairo Discuss Defense Cooperation

Wednesday, 28 December, 2022 - 07:15
Lieutenant-General Fayyad al-Ruwaili and Lieutenant-General Osama Askar during a meeting in Riyadh on Tuesday, December 27, 2022. (SPA)

Saudi Army Chief of Staff Lieutenant-General Fayyad al-Ruwaili held talks with his Egyptian Counterpart, Lieutenant-General Osama Askar, in Riyadh on Tuesday.

Both sides discussed defense and military cooperation relations between the two countries, as well as a number of issues of common interest.

Talks also touched on the bilateral strategic ties, especially in the fields of defense and military cooperation and means to enhance them.

An official reception ceremony was held for the Chief of Staff of the Egyptian Armed Forces.

A number of officers from the Egyptian and Saudi armed forces attended the meeting and the reception ceremony.

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