Secretary-General Condemns Terrorist Attack in Egypt Killing Prosecutor General

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29 June 2015

Secretary-General Condemns Terrorist Attack in Egypt Killing Prosecutor General

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

The Secretary-General condemns the terrorist attack in Cairo on 29 June that killed Egyptian Prosecutor General Hisham Barakat and injured a number of civilians.

The Secretary-General extends his condolences to the family of the deceased and to the Government of Egypt.  He hopes for the swift and full recovery of the injured and calls for those responsible for the attack to be brought to justice.

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