Egypt’s Sisi says need growing for joint Arab force

Egypt’s president said Sunday that the need for a joint Arab military force is growing every day as the region faces the threat of Islamic militancy. President Abdel-Fattah Sisi  also said in a recorded address aired by state television that Egypt’s military has no interest in invading

or attacking other nations, but will defend Egypt as well as the region “if required and in coordination with our Arab brothers.” A soldier-turned-politician, the Egyptian leader says both Jordan and the United Arab Emirates have offered to dispatch military forces to aid Egypt following last week’s beheading in Libya of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians by Islamic State militants.

via ynetnews.com

Source: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4629606,00.html

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