Located in the North-West of Egypt the province of Mersa matrouh, a solemn opening ceremony of a military base named Muhammad Naguib. It is named after the first President, who led Egypt after the overthrow of the monarchy.
The ceremony was attended by the head of state Abd al-Fattah al-Sisi and numerous foreign guests, including Deputy Supreme commander of the armed forces of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Muhammad bin Zaid.
Allegedly, the new base is the largest in the whole middle East region. On its territory there are 1.155 military facilities, 72 training center and even the Palace of congresses.
«Egypt is a friendly and peace-loving nation,» said President al-Sisi, adding that the fight against terror will be waged relentlessly.
«Terrorism will not be defeated until the States that sponsor terrorists, will not answer for their actions. We will give a rebuff to those who pay millions and billions for the murder of our citizens», — said the head of state, addressing his statement to Qatar.