Al Sisi condemns Church Terrorist Attacks, PM Modi Pained by the Attacks

Cairo, April 15, 2017.

President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi has strongly deplored the heinous terrorist attack against peaceful worshipers in Mar Girgis Church in Tanta and Mar Marcus in Alexandria on Palm Sunday. The President added that terrorist attacks aim to destabilize the fabric of Egypt, and that the Egyptians will not hesitate to confront evil forces.

The President extended sincere condolences to families of the martyrs and wished the injured a speedy recovery. The Government declared three days of national mourning. The attacks where widely condemned by many countries, including India, US, France, Russia, as well as the United Nations Security Council. Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has condemned the attacks in Egypt, adding: “Deeply pained by the attacks in Egypt. We condemn these attacks. My thoughts are with families of the deceased and prayers with the injured”.

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