Active phase of joint exercises of Russian Federation and Egypt to begin on June 10 in Mediterranean

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Warships of Russia and Egypt will start joint military exercises in the Mediterranean Sea on June 10, spokesperson of the Defense Ministry press and information service on the Navy, Captain 1st Rank Igor Dygalo said Tuesday.

“It is planned that the active sea phase which implies implementation of practical tasks by the Russian-Egyptian naval group in the designated area of ​​the Mediterranean Sea will begin tomorrow, on June 10,” – he said.

According to Dygalo, on Tuesday the leadership will hold briefings with ship crews who will fulfill the tasks of air defense and “repel attacks of small surface targets.”

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