Secretary-General Condemns Terrorist Attacks in North Sinai, Egypt

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1 July 2015

Secretary-General Condemns Terrorist Attacks in North Sinai, Egypt

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

The Secretary-General condemns the deadly terrorist attacks in North Sinai on 1 July 2015, which have reportedly killed over 70 soldiers and injured scores of others.

He conveys his condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government of Egypt.  The United Nations stands firm with the people of Egypt in their fight against terrorism.

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