Egypt, Iraq in talks to boost military ties

Egypt's military ruler Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi on Wednesday held talks with Iraqi Defence Minister Saadun al-Dulaimi on ways of boosting military ties between the two nations, officials said. Talks centered on 'training Iraqi officers and exchanging military expertise,' as well as regional and international efforts to support stability in Iraq, one source said.

AFP reports:

Egypt's military ruler Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi on Wednesday held talks with Iraqi Defence Minister Saadun al-Dulaimi on ways of boosting military ties between the two nations, officials said.

Talks centered on 'training Iraqi officers and exchanging military expertise,' as well as regional and international efforts to support stability in Iraq, one source said.