According to the Egyptian military, special forces from Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Greece, and the Greek Cypriot administration launched a joint military drill on Sunday.
The Hercules-2022 will continue for several days at Mohamed Naguib Military base and other training areas in the Northern Military zone, a military statement said.
Countries participating in the training as observers include the US, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Bahrain.
In addition to lectures in the fields of cybersecurity and international humanitarian laws, the first phase of the exercise aims to unify concepts and includes an exhibition of weapons and equipment used in the training, the statement said.
With the participation of forces from Egypt and the UAE, the previous Hercules-2021 exercise was held in Greece in September last year.