New York

12 September 2017

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Egypt

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.

Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General

New York, 12 September 2017