Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemns recent terrorist attack against Coptic Christians

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus condemns the recent terrorist attack which perpetrated in Al Minya, Egypt, on 26 May 2017, against Coptic Christians, resulting in the tragic loss of dozens of innocent civilians, including children.

No attack against civilians can remain unpunished. It is the responsibility of the international community to co-operate against this common threat, so that all perpetrators of such crimes can be brought to justice, says the Ministry in a written statement.

The Ministry, expresses condolences to the families of the victims and reaffirms its unconditional solidarity to the Arab Republic of Egypt, reiterating once more its support for Egyptian efforts aimed at maintaining order and eliminating terror in all its forms.

Source: Cyprus News Agency