Foreign Secretary statement on the attack in Egypt
News 27 Nov 2017

Foreign Secretary statement on the attack in Egypt

Following the horrific and cowardly attack on a mosque during Friday prayers in Egypt's North Sinai, the Foreign Secretary offered his condolences to the Egyptian people.

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said:

I strongly condemn the horrendous and sickening attack on a mosque in Egypt’s North Sinai. My thoughts are with the people of Egypt and the families of all those affected by this terrible and cowardly act.

I have been in touch with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry to offer my condolences and underline the UK’s full commitment in standing with Egypt in its fight against terrorism.