Egypt celebrating Rafale Jets

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Celebrating their arrival to Egypt, France’s Rafale fighter jets to fly above the Greater Cairo Tuesday , Spokesman of Armed Forces Mohamed Samir announced on Facebook Page.

The jets will fly above the Pyramids, Mokattam, Egyptian Media Production City (EMPC) and Maspero television building.

On Monday, Egypt has received three Rafale fighter jets from France, the first of 24 warplanes sold in a 5.2 billion euro ($5.6 billion) deal earlier this year.

Egyptian authorities took charge of the planes at an air base in southern France, and they will be flown to Cairo by specially trained pilots on Tuesday.The overall deal with Egypt also includes contracts for missiles and for an FREMM multi-mission frigate from naval group DCNS.

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