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This assessment received government comments and feedback on the finalised data. These comments have been incorporated into the assessment at the GDI research team’s discretion. Usually the comments received highlight where a bill is in formulation, or has recently passed into law, and this has been missed by the country assessor. Only comments which are grounded in evidence are incorporated into the assessment.
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Egypt faces critical corruption risk across its defence institutions, with little to no access to information or scrutiny of the defence sector across all areas of risk. However, it does outlaw bribery to avoid conscription, and is taking some measures to mitigate procurement risk, albeit minimal.
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