Sudan and Egypt have agreed to promote military coordination in order to protect the countries’ joint borders against smuggling rings, as wellas economic and security threats.

Egypt’s defence minister, Lt. Gen. Sidqi Subhi, hailed bilateral relations between Cairo and Khartoum in various fields.

Subhi, on Saturday met the Sudanese investment minister, Mustafa Osman Ismail in the presence of Egypt’s chiefs of staff and the military attachĂ© and chargĂ© d’affaires at Sudan’s embassy in Cairo besides several other officials. […]