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Egypt and Cyprus are conducting military drills

Cairo, Sept 4 (Prensa Latina) Egypt and Cyprus began on Saturday the Ptolemy 2021 military training exercise to exchange specialized expertise and boost military cooperation, the army reported.

An Armed Forces statement reported that the training is part of the national strategy to strengthen cooperation in this field with friendly countries.

Its first phase includes the holding of theoretical and practical lectures in order to unify combat concepts and perfect the skills of the forces participating in it, it noted.

Since Thursday, this North African has been hosting the Bright Star 2021 exercises, in which 21 countries are participating, including the United States.

This drill had been slated for September 2020, but it was postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.