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Defense Minister attends main stage of Fateh-26 drills

CAIRO, Feb 13 (MENA) – Minister of Defense and Military Production Colonel General Mohamed Zaki on Wednesday attended the main stage of Fateh-26 military drills with live ammunition that are carried out by units of the central military zone and major branches of the Armed Forces.
The exercises will continue for several days within the framework of the army's annual plan of combat training.
Participating in the drills are units of the mechanical infantry, armored corps and artillery along with elements from the air, air defense and elite forces.
Zaki conveyed to the participants the greetings of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi.
He lauded efforts exerted by the Egyptian army for protecting the homeland on all fronts.
Attending the main stage of the drills were Army Chief of Staff Lt. General Mohamed Farid and senior commanders.