Egypt received the French Frégate Européenne Multi-Missions (FREMM) frigate on Tuesday in the presence of Egypt’s Minister of Defence Sobhy Sedky in France.

The frigate is expected to be at the inauguration of the new canal being dug in Egypt’s Suez on August 8.

Sedky headed to Paris in an official visit on Monday to witness the handing over of the ship. He is also scheduled to meet with high-ranking French military officials to explore regional and international issues of joint interest. […]