Egyptian Defence Minister Sedki Sobhi signed contracts for new weapons and military equipment during a recent visit to China, the Egyptian daily Al-Ahram reported on 5 May.

No further details of the contracts were released.

The Egyptian Ministry of Defence reported on 2 May that Sobhi had held “fruitful and constructive talks in the fields of military co-operation” with various officials in China, but did not mention any contracts. […]