Burundian, Egyptian army chiefs of staff sign military cooperation

Egyptian and Burundian army chides of staff signed a military protocol that includes cooperation in the fields of training and joint exercise on Saturday.

The Egyptian-Burundian cooperation protocol enables the two armies to exchange expertise and reflects the consensus in the visions of the two countries’ armies toward the issues of mutual concern, a statement by the Egyptian army spokesman said.

During the meeting, Niyongabo said his country is keen to support military cooperation horizons with Egypt during the coming period.
Prime Niyongabo, Burundi’s armed forces’ chief of staff have made an official visit to Egypt and met with Mohamed Farid, the Egyptian army’s chief of staff, on the fringe of the first meeting of the joint military committee for promoting bilateral cooperation.


Farid and Niyongabo discussed means to boost military cooperation between the two countries in various fields.

Niyongabo voiced his appreciation of the firm historic relations between Egypt and Burundi and highlighted the consensus in the visions of the two countries’ political leaderships toward security and stability efforts in the region.

The meeting preceded a session between the Egyptian and Burundian accompanying delegations, during which they discussed the current situation and its regional and international reflections.

They also reviewed issues of mutual concern in light of the ongoing military cooperation between the two countries.


Arab Observer

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