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Egypt: Defence expo EDEX 2018 kicks off in Cairo02:58

Egypt: Defence expo EDEX 2018 kicks off in Cairo

Egypt, Cairo
December 3, 2018 at 23:58 GMT +00:00 · Published

The inaugural EDEX 2018 (Egypt Defence Expo) began in Cairo on Monday, with 373 international companies from 41 countries participating in the event.

Delegations from all over the world, including the US, China, Russia, France, Germany, Italy and the UAE, were present in the Egyptian capital to showcase the latest military technologies on land, in the air or at sea.

On the official website of the event organisers state "Egypt is the ideal setting" for this type of event given its position "as the largest military power in Africa and one of the leading forces worldwide."

The expo takes place under the patronage of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and will run until December 5.

Egypt: Defence expo EDEX 2018 kicks off in Cairo02:58
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The inaugural EDEX 2018 (Egypt Defence Expo) began in Cairo on Monday, with 373 international companies from 41 countries participating in the event.

Delegations from all over the world, including the US, China, Russia, France, Germany, Italy and the UAE, were present in the Egyptian capital to showcase the latest military technologies on land, in the air or at sea.

On the official website of the event organisers state "Egypt is the ideal setting" for this type of event given its position "as the largest military power in Africa and one of the leading forces worldwide."

The expo takes place under the patronage of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and will run until December 5.