By Mohame al-Rayes
CAIRO (AA) – Egypt, U.K. and Italy began on Friday a joint military drill in the Mediterranean Sea, according to the Egyptian military.
Egyptian vessels participated in the exercise as well as two frigates from Italian and British naval forces, the army said in a statement.
The exercise aims to protect maritime units while crossing dangerous areas, the statement said.
On Sunday, the Egyptian army said it began a joint military drill with France in the Red Sea.