Egypt’s Gen. El-Sisi in Moscow to sign $2 bn arms deal

Defense Minister Gen. Abdel-Fatteh El-Sisi arrived in Moscow Wednesday for a two-day visit during which he will sign a large arms transaction worth $2 bn, financed by Saudi Arabia – confirming DEBKAfile reporting in recent weeks. The package will include new Russian warplanes and missiles for the Egyptian army.

 

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