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Algeria's army chief visits Egypt

EDEX 2018 defense exhibition [Egypt Defence Expo]
EDEX 2018 defense exhibition [Egypt Defence Expo]

Algeria's army chief of staff Said Chengriha on Sunday started an official visit to Egypt for talks with Egyptian military officials on issues of common interest, according to the Algerian military, Anadolu reports.

A military statement cited by the Algerian state television said Chengriha was invited by Egyptian Defense Minister Mohamed Zaki to attend the EDEX 2021 defense exhibition in Egypt, due to open on Monday.

The statement said Chengriha's visit to Egypt comes as part of efforts to strengthen cooperation between the Algerian and Egyptian armed forces.

EDEX 2021 will display defense and military equipment of local Egyptian companies as well as international military equipment manufacturers, including Fincantieri, MBDA, Lockheed Martin, Dassault Aviation, and others.

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