Egyptian President Sissi calls for pan-Arab army to protect nations from threats

Egyptian President Abdul Fattah Al Sissi has said that Arabs should work together to form a pan-Arab army to protect the Arab nations from the threats that target them.

ANI| Last Updated: Mar 02, 2015, 14:49 PM IST

Dubai: Egyptian President Abdul Fattah Al Sissi has said that Arabs should work together to form a pan-Arab army to protect the Arab nations from the threats that target them.

According to Gulf News, Sissi`s statement came before he departed for Saudi Arabia where he will be discussing a proposal for joint anti-terrorism military force.
Sissi said that the army will not be used to attack other nations or for any form of invasion or occupation.

He insisted that they only want to protect the Arab nations` security and defend the nations.

The Egyptian President said that the idea had been shared with many countries including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and Jordan.