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Top US defence official concludes visit in Cairo

Head of US central command praised the Egyptian Armed Forces’ efforts in countering terrorism in Sinai

The commander of the United States central command concluded a two-day official visit, departing from Egypt on Friday morning.

During his visit, Joseph Votel met with Defence Minister Sedki Sobhi, the Egyptian Armed Forces chief of staff Mahmoud Hegazy, and a number of top military officials.

The discussions held between the US and Egyptian officials focused on regional updates and counter-terrorism efforts.

Votel also discussed the situation of militancy in Sinai, praising the Egyptian army’s efforts in countering terrorism, according to an army statement.

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