South Korea, Egypt Discuss Arms Industry Cooperation

Egypt and South Korean official are discussing ways of increasing collaboration on arms industry. The discussion was held during the International Defense Exhibition and Conference (IDEX), United Arab Emirates (UAE) .

At IDEX, South Korea's Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo and Egypt's Minister for Military Production Mohamed El-Assa pledged to make active efforts to develop a "mutually beneficial" partnership.

Egypt's Minister for Military Production Mohamed El-Assa hopes more industrial cooperation through joint investment and production between South Korean and Egyptian defense firms. 

At the IDEX exhibition, South Korea's Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo encouraged South Korean defense businessmen and met with heads of delegations from major Middle East countries, such as Oman and Egypt, to discuss bilateral arms industry cooperation. 

Darek Liam

Darek Liam is the North African editor for AMB, where he writes about the intersection of Technology and national security. He has been covering defense and national security issues for more than a decade, previously as African Union correspondent.

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