The military spokesman of the Egyptian Armed Forces, Colonel Tamer Al-Refai, issued a statement through his official page on the social networking site "Facebook", saying that in the context of the spread of some pages that claim to be affiliated to the armed forces on social networking sites, the armed forces confirm that they issue all data and information The official page of the military spokesman on Facebook and Twitter is the only official source of information about the armed forces.

The statement continued: "The armed forces call on all media and the masses of citizens, not to be driven behind any other sources on social networking sites to obtain information on the armed forces."