Kaine Meets With Va. Servicemembers While in Egypt

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine visited the Multinational Forces and Observers Mission South Camp in Sharm el Sheik and met with servicemembers from Virginia.

Senator Tim Kaine, along with John Schumaker of Manassas, Robert Marbury of Martinsville, Michael Harp of Salem, Dashaun Jones-White of Hampton, Maurice Wimberly of Clifton Forge, Rashad Blizzard of Hopewell, Osman Kamara of Alexandria, Zachary Gogerty of Roanoke and Leonardo Avalos of Charlottesville.

CAIRO -- On the final day of a week-long tour across the Middle East, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near Eastern and Central and South Asian Affairs, visited the Multinational Forces and Observers Mission (MFO) South Camp in Sharm el Sheik and met with servicemembers from Virginia.

The MFO mission helps maintain the 1981 peace treaty between Egypt and Israel, with peacekeeping responsibilities in the Sinai.

Along with troops from 13 other nations, there are currently 693 U.S. servicemembers serving at MFO South Camp.

Kaine expressed support for the MFO’s peacekeeping mission and praised the dedication of the servicemembers serving there.


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