Foreign Ministry spokesman، Ambassador، Ahmed Abu Zaid said “Nowadays Egypt’s brave soldiers are liberating Sinai from villainous terrorism، as they liberated it before from the Israeli occupation on April 25، 1982”.
In a Tweet، Abu Zaid added “We will always commemorate Egypt’s soldiers’ sacrifices and championships for the sake of the land of Fayrouz … #Sinai_2018”.
Sinai liberation day is a public holiday in Egypt which celebrates the liberation of the land of Sinai from Israeli occupation. the day dates back to 25 April، 1982 when Egypt recovered the land of Sinai.
Noteworthy، Egyptian army and police fight terrorism and to crush militant violence based in Sinai، which has killed hundreds of police and troops and at times expanded to mainland cities including Cairo.
Egyptian military and security forces have been battling a dangerous insurgency in the north of the peninsula since the removal of former President Mohamed Morsi in June 2013.
Militants linked to the ISIS militant terrorist group frequently conduct ambushes، mortar attacks and roadside bomb attacks in the North Sinai governorate