Egypt Defense Minister, US Counterpart Discuss Security Issues

Cairo, April 14 (QNA) – Egyptian Defense Minister Lieutenant General
Sidqi Subhi has received a telephone call from his US counterpart
Chuck Hegel.

The two sides discussed a number of security issues, the Middle East
News Agency (MENA) reported.

It quoted Pentagon spokesman John Kirby as saying that the two sides
also discussed the threats of terrorist groups in the region, and the
importance of holding free and fair elections during the transitional
period, which is currently taking place in Egypt. (QNA)

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