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Russia ready to share Syrian counterterrorism experience with Egypt

MOSCOW, August 20. /TASS/. Moscow is ready to provide the Egyptian Armed Forces with knowledge in the sphere of combating terrorism that the Russian forces obtained in Syria, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu stated on Monday during a session of the Joint Russian-Egyptian Commission on Military and Technical Cooperation.

He noted that Russia supports the efforts of the Egyptian government aimed at combating international terrorism and normalizing the situation on the Sinai Peninsula.

"As the experience of our Aerospace Forces in Syria shows, special preparation and quality equipment of troops is necessary; it is also necessary to use cutting-edge methods of armed combat. We are ready to share this experience," the minister said.