Secretary-General Condemns Deadly Terrorist Attack in Cairo

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

The Secretary-General condemns today’s attack in Saint Peter’s Church, attached to Saint Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo, in which dozens of people were killed and injured.

The Secretary-General expresses his deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government and people of Egypt. He wishes a quick recovery to those injured and hopes that the perpetrators of this horrific terrorist act against a place of worship will be swiftly identified and brought to justice.

Source: United Nations