Egypt’s Defence Minister General Mohamed Zaki discussed on Monday in Cairo with his Burundian counterpart General Prime Niyongabo military cooperation between the two countries, a statement by Egyptian Armed Forces spokesperson Tamer El-Refai relayed to the Egypt local media.
THE BIG PICTURE: The Burundi-Egypt relationships are growing stronger each day. Egypt has been undertaking various projects with the Burundi government, especially in the field of health.
Saturday’s meeting was attended by the Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces Lieutenant General Mohamed Farid and a Burundian military delegation.
The army officials discussed issues of mutual concern in light of the developments on the African continent, as reported by the local magazine.
the magazine reports that the Burundian military delegation’s visit comes as part of the historical and fruitful cooperation between Egypt and Burundi.
Zaki added that the leadership of both countries share the same vision both on efforts to achieve security and stability in the region as well as a number of regional and international issues.
Prime Niyongabo hailed Egypt’s efforts in combating terrorism as well as its role in security on the regional and international levels.
The officials also discussed military training and the exchange of military expertise.
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