New York

26 May 2017

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the terrorist attack in Egypt

The Secretary-General condemns the terrorist attack in Minya, Egypt, today. There can be no justification for such horrific violence. 

The Secretary-General expresses his deepest sympathies to the families of the victims and to the Government and people of Egypt. He wishes a quick recovery to those injured and hopes that the perpetrators of this despicable act will be swiftly identified and brought to justice.

Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General