Attack on a border post between Egypt and Israel (August 6, 2012)
France condemns the attack on a border post between Egypt and Israel as well as the raid on Israel carried out by the perpetrators of this attack. It conveys its deep sadness at the death of many Egyptian border guards and expresses its solidarity with the victims’ families and the Egyptian people.
France is deeply concerned by the deterioration of the security situation in the Sinai.
France calls on the Egyptian authorities to retake control of the region and takes note of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi’s commitment to do so.