Egypt – Attack – Statement by the minister of foreign affairs and international development (9 April 2017)

On this Christian feast day, terrorism has hit Egypt twice and caused very many casualties.

I reiterate France’s total solidarity with the Egyptian people and express my heartfelt thoughts for the Christian community, who have been severely affected.

The French Embassy in Cairo and the French Consulate General in Alexandria are fully mobilized, particularly to help the French community and ensure their safety