European Union External Action

Statement by the Spokesperson on the attack in Egypt

Bruxelles, 08/07/2017 - 18:22, UNIQUE ID: 170708_2
Statements by the Spokesperson

Terrorist attack in Egypt on 7th July

Another terrorist attack has claimed lives in Egypt on 7th July; at least 23 security troops were killed when a car bomb struck a checkpoint and a military compound, in northeastern Sinai Peninsula, on Friday.

The European Union expresses its sincere condolences to the families and friends of the victims of this attack.

The European Union stands in solidarity with, and expresses its support to, the government and people of Egypt in their fight against terrorism.