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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

NSC STATEMENT ON TERRORIST ATTACKS AGAINST EGYPTIAN SECURITY FORCES IN SINAI

FROM:  THE WHITE HOUSE
Statement by NSC Spokesperson Ned Price on Terrorist Attacks in Egypt

The United States strongly condemns the terrorist attacks against Egyptian security forces in North Sinai this morning, which killed dozens of Egyptian personnel and injured many others.  We extend our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased and the government and people of Egypt, and wish for a speedy recovery for those who were injured.  The United States stands resolutely with Egypt amidst the spate of terrorist attacks that have afflicted the country and, in the context of our long-standing partnership, will continue to assist Egypt in addressing these threats to its security.