Press Release

Thursday 17 October 2019
12:00 PM

Unofficial Translation​

In a statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on October 18th, the Arab Republic of Egypt condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack that targeted a mosque during Friday prayers today in the province of Nangarhar, eastern Afghanistan, killing 62 people and injuring dozens of worshipers.

 

The statement expressed sincere condolences to the families of the victims, wishing a speedy recovery to those injured, and stressing that the Egyptian government and people stand with the government and people of Afghanistan in order to confront all forms of terrorism and extremism.