Military chief meets commander of US Central Command

The Supreme Council of Armed Forces chief Hussein Tantawi held talks Tuesday with the commander of US Central Command and his accompanying delegation.

State-run news agency MENA reported that Tantawi and Commander James Mattis discussed methods of enhancing military relations between the two countries, as well as exchanging experiences and holding joint trainings.

Mattis commended the role played by the SCAF toward achieving democracy in Egypt and helping Egyptians engage in policy. A number of SCAF members, as well as US Ambassador to Egypt Margaret Scobey, attended the meeting.


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