Soldiers in military vehicles proceed towards the al-Jura district in El-Arish city from Sheikh Zuwaid, around 350 km (217 miles) northeast of Cairo May 21, 2013. Egyptian army and police forces stepped up roadblocks in north Sinai in a hunt for militant Islamists who kidnapped seven security officers last week, a security source said on Tuesday. REUTERS/Stringer (EGYPT - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY) - RTXZVMX

Egypt does not plan on sending its troops to foreign countries, including Syria, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said amid plans by Arab countries to deploy their forces in the country.

According to earlier reports from Al-Ahram newspaper, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said that Arab countries were considering the possibility of sending a joint military contingent to Syria to stabilize the situation in the war-torn country.

“The Egyptian foreign minister’s statement on the possibility of sending Arab forces to Syria was not about Egypt. Egypt is not sending its troops abroad,” the ministry’s spokesperson said in a statement.

The spokesperson noted that Egyptian forces may be deployed abroad only if UN peacekeeping missions participate.

Last month, The Wall Street Journal reported that the administration of US President Donald Trump sought to assemble an Arab force to replace the US military contingent in Syria. Saudi Arabia expressed its readiness to take part in the mission if it received an offer from the United States.

Earlier in April, US Secretary of Defense James Mattis had stated that the United States would not retreat its forces from Syria, but would expand operations there and “bring in more regional support.”

Source: Sputnik

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Long Live Syria
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Wise decision. Just stay out. Good for Egypt. Otherwise this will become your Yemen.

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Well, al-Sisi is in good terms with Assad while as they aren’t Arabs, Egyptians have potential to be accepted by the Kurds.
I highly doubt Saudis to be accepted by both Assad and the Kurds, probably not by Russians and Iranians too.
Blue-Helmets, especially in Afrin and al-Bab, in order to bounce the Turdish proxies out could be useful.

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al-Sisi has his own Wahhabi and Brotherhood issues in Egypt. No thanks to the Founders and Supporters (snakes), who are asking his country to support them, NUTS!

al-Sisi must dodge bullets regardless with out getting mired in the NWO take down. Jordan has sold out to the lot of them and their future is in doubt as well as their own.