The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:
The Secretary-General condemns the terrorist attack yesterday on a police convoy near el-Arish in northern Sinai in Egypt. He conveys his condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government and people of Egypt. He also wishes a swift recovery to the injured.
The Secretary-General hopes those responsible for this act will be quickly brought to justice.