Jordan, Egypt military drills to begin next week

Egypt and Jordan will conduct joint military drills next week at Jordan’s Armed Forces/Arab Army (JAF) military fields, Jordanian news agency Petra reported.

According to the news agency, a military source said that the drill will last from 5 to 25 November.

The source said that the exercise aims at boosting military cooperation between the armies of the two countries and ensure their readiness to carry out joint missions.

Egypt has carried out 30 joint military exercises in 2016 with 20 Arab and African countries, as well as European countries including France and Russia

In October, Egyptian and Russian paratroopers conducted drills in Egypt’s Mediterranean city of Alamein.

Source: Ahram Online

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