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Saudi, Egyptian Armed Forces' Joint Tabuk 4 Exercise, Conducted, in Egypt, Concluded

Saudi Press Agency

Friday 1440/2/10 - 2018/10/19

Riyadh, Safar 10, 1440, Oct 19, 2018, SPA -- Under the co-sponsorship of the Egyptian Defense Minister Major Gen. Ahmed Safi and the Deputy Commander of the Saudi Royal Land Forces Maj. Gen. Ahmed bin Abdullah Al-Muqrin, Tabuk 4 Exercise was held on Thursday, at Safaga naval base, in Egypt.

Joint Tabuk 4 between the Saudi Royal Land Forces and the Egyptian armed forces, lasted for several days, in the southern military region of Egypt.

This joint exercise was designed to achieve a set of objectives, to unify concepts, to identify the combat characteristics of both sides, to carry out many practical activities and to carry out the forces involved in the combat operations, by clearing the cities off terrorist hubs, through pushing the infantry battalion to chase terrorist elements, fleeing towards mountainous areas, with live ammunition to reflect the extent to which the armed forces of both countries, possess human and technical capabilities and high combat preparation to confront any dangers that may face the region, threaten the security and stability of the two brotherly countries.

Concluding ceremony of the exercise, was also attended by the Commander of the Jordanian Royal Army Ground Forces Maj. Gen. Khalid bin Abdullah Al-Juhani, the Saudi Military Attaché to Egypt, Brig. Gen. Abdullah bin Yusuf Al Jasser and a number of senior officers from both countries.

This exercise falls within the framework of joint exercises between the sisterly Republic of Egypt and the Saudi Royal Land Forces, comprising a number of joint training tasks, involving in development of joint work between the Saudi and Egyptian sides, in light of the current challenges, in the region, to combat terrorism, develop and strengthen military cooperation relations, between the Saudi armed forces and their Egyptian counterparts.

-- SPA
19:11 LOCAL TIME 16:11 GMT
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