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Turkey to re-establish Ties with Saudi Arabia and Egypt
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy

Turkey to re-establish Ties with Saudi Arabia and Egypt

Turkey’s presidential spokesperson Ibrahim Kalın said talks between Egypt and Turkey to start next week, adding that both countries’ Intelligence chiefs and foreign ministers have been in contact. A Turkish diplomatic delegation will pay a visit to Cairo in early May.

Libya and Egypt to Launch a Maritime Line
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy

Libya and Egypt to Launch a Maritime Line

Two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding in energy, communication and labour fields. Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly landed at Tripoli’s Mitiga International Airport with 11 ministers today to discuss cooperation between the two countries.

Airbus to maintain Egyptian C295 Fleet
Air

Airbus to maintain Egyptian C295 Fleet

The Egyptian Air Force, the largest C295 fleet operator worldwide, signed a five-year services contract with Airbus for performance-based fleet support.

Egypt Receives second Italian FREMM
Navy / Maritime

Egypt Receives second Italian FREMM

Egyptian Navy received the second of the two Italian-built FREMM frigates ENS Bernees (1003). The first of the two, the ENS Al-Galala (1002) frigate, arrived in Alexandria in December 2020.

Al Araby Tv: Egypt is in favour of the Agreement with Turkey
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy

Al Araby Tv: Egypt is in favour of the Agreement with Turkey

Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs informed President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi about the advantages of an agreement with Turkey.

Russia Wants to sell Su-35 and Su-57 Fighter Jets to Turkey
Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy Modernisation

Russia Wants to sell Su-35 and Su-57 Fighter Jets to Turkey

Russia is ready to negotiate the deliveries of fifth-generation fighters SU-57 and generation 4++ fighters SU-35 with Turkey.

Libyan Government Gets Approval
Country Regional / Strategy

Libyan Government Gets Approval

Abdulhamid Dbeibeh’s cabinet got 132 votes to two against at the Libya Parliament. “it became clear that the Libyans are one unit,” Dbeibeh said.

An Olive Branch to Egypt, Velvet Glove to Greece
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy Defence Politics

An Olive Branch to Egypt, Velvet Glove to Greece

Defence Minister Hulusi Akar attended the Blue Homeland 2021 Exercise at the Aegean Sea. Akar spoke about developing relations with Egypt and warned Greece.

Egypt’s Su-35 CAATSA Triangle
Air Bilateral Relations Defence Politics

Egypt’s Su-35 CAATSA Triangle

According to Al-Monitor, Russia officially announced that Egypt had received five Sukhoi Su-35 advanced combat aircraft.

Warning call from the US
Air Bilateral Relations Defence Politics

Warning call from the US

Egypt is expected to receive Russian Su-35 fighters this year. US defence secretary web site announced today a phone call between two countries USA and Egypt.

Italy Proposes FREMM Frigates to Greece
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy Modernisation

Italy Proposes FREMM Frigates to Greece

According to Greek publication Kathimerini, Greece is considering to acquire FREMM multi-mission frigates designed by Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri Marine and French and Naval Group (formerly known as Direction des Constructions Navales or DCNS)

Egypt to acquire RAM Block 2
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile Defence Politics Modernisation

Egypt to acquire RAM Block 2

State Department approved a possible FMS to Egypt of Rolling Airframe Missiles (RAM) Block 2 Tactical Missiles for an estimated cost of $197 million.