President، Abdul Fattah El-Sisi attended on Thursday the 29th Educational Seminar of Armed forces.
The Seminar is organized by the Department of Moral Affairs of the Armed Forces at Al-Manara Center for International Conferences.
Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouly، Minister of Defense and Military Production Lieutenant General Mohamed Zaki، a number of ministers، governors، commanders of the main branches، a number of senior state officials، commanders and officers of the Armed Forces and police، cadets of the military academies and institutes، and students of Egyptian universities will attend the Seminar.
“I want to talk to you today as a human being not as a president”, president El-Sisi said, addressing Egyptians during his word in The 29th Educational Seminar of The Armed forces.
“I have witnessed the 1967 war, and I remember all the details and the bitterness of the defeat experienced by Egypt at this time”, El-Sisi added, noting, “We are engaged in a war now, yet in 1967 war our enemy was known”
“In 1967 war, we have lost our Army, but we did not lose the power of faith”, stressing that the Army had been reconstructed in the light of the available possibilities and circumstances.
Meanwhile,El-Sisi noted that after the 1967 war defeat, the public opinion was heavily pressuring the political leadership to move towards a new war, yet it was not aware of the real image and troops’ readiness for the war.
Moreover, El-Sisi noted that Former president Anwar Al-Sadat took a great decision to cross the Bar lev line, a decision which is appreciated by all Egyptian until now.