President Uhuru and Jordan King close ‘Exercise Swift Eagle’ military training at Embakasi


President Uhuru Kenyatta and His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan have today officiated the closing of the ‘Exercise Swift Eagle’ military training.

The two-week training which was aimed at improving the capabilities of the Kenya Defence Forces and the Royal Jordanian Armed Forces to combat emerging complex security challenges.

The bilateral military drill was launched by Defence Cabinet Secretary Raychelle Omamo at the Humanitarian Peace Support School in Embakasi.

Abdullah arrived earlier today for a state visit focusing on security issues, following a phone invitation by President Uhuru in January.

After the arrival ceremony, he and Uhuru witnessed joint military exercises by their countries’ armies at the Embakasi Garrison.

The two will later hold security talks at State House in Nairobi.

The Jordanian special force, considered one of the best in the world, has been sharing intelligence and skills for fighting terrorism.

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via:the star