Statement by the EU Spokesperson on the attack on Coptic Christian pilgrims in Egypt

November 5, 2018
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Brussels, 02/11/2018. Today’s attack on a bus of Coptic Christian pilgrims in Minya, Egypt has again exacted a toll of civilian deaths and injuries. It is a stark reminder of the security challenges that Egypt is facing.

Our thoughts are with the victims and their families. The European Union expresses its condolences to the bereaved, and stands side by side with Egypt in its efforts to defeat terrorism in the country.

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  • Egypt