8 August 2012

Egypt: PM Strongly Denounces Attack Against Border-Post in Northern Sinai

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Mohamed Mursi, Egypt's first elected President, ordered a reshuffle after the Sinai attack which left 16 soldiers dead.

Tunis — Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali strongly denounced the attack against the border-post in northern Sinai, Egypt which caused the death of 16 border guards.

The Prime Ministry's communiqué, released public Wednesday, underlines that this cowardly act aims to "destabilise Egypt and harm its integrity and national security."

Following this painful event, Jebali sent his condolences to Egyptian Prime Minister Hichem Kendil, the Egyptian people, the Egyptian military institution, the family of the martyrs and the wounded victims of this attack, specifies the communiqué.

The Prime Minister also expressed Tunisia's entire solidarity with Egypt in its fight against these terrorist acts, voicing trust in the capacity of the Egyptian authorities to re-establish security in Sinai.

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