Uganda, Egypt ink security deal amid strain over Nile dam

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President Yoweri Museveni and his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi greet during a past State visit to Cairo, Egypt by the Ugandan leader.

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  • Uganda says the deal will facilitate regular exchange of intelligence between security agencies on transnational threats such as terrorism.

Uganda's defence ministry said Thursday it had signed an intelligence-sharing agreement with its Egyptian counterparts, bolstering security ties amid regional tensions over a massive hydropower dam on the Nile.

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