Secretary-General Condemns ‘Horrific’ Attack outside Church in Egypt

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29 December 2017

Secretary-General Condemns ‘Horrific’ Attack outside Church in Egypt

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary‑General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General condemns today’s attack outside Mar Mina church in the Helwan district, south of Cairo.  The Secretary-General extends his deepest condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government and people of Egypt and wishes a swift recovery to those who have been injured.  The Secretary-General calls for those responsible for today’s horrific attack to be swiftly brought to justice.

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