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Egypt condemns New York terror attack

Ahram Online , Wednesday 1 Nov 2017
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Police investigate a pickup truck used in an attack on the West Side Highway in Manhattan, New York, U.S., November 1, 2017. (Photo:Reuters)
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Egypt has condemned a terrorist attack in New York City which saw eight people killed on Tuesday when a man in a rented truck drove into a busy bicycle path.

In a statement released by the foreign ministry, Egypt expressed its sincere condolences to the families of the victims as well to the US government and the American people, wishing a speedy recovery for the injured.

The statement added that the frequency of terrorist attacks in cities around the globe confirmed that it is an international phenomenon targeting all people without any discrimination.

The statement also expressed Egypt's solidarity with the government and the people of the US, vowing to continue working and coordinating with all the countries of the world to end terrorism in all its forms.

The suspect in the New York attack, a 29-year-old Uzbek immigrant, was arrested after being shot by the police.

 

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