Egypt condemns 'brutal murder' of British lawmaker David Amess

Ahram Online , Saturday 16 Oct 2021

Egypt condemned on Saturday the murder of UK Member of Parliament Sir David Amess, describing it as a 'heinous attack,' the Egyptian foreign ministry stated.

Sir David Amess
A file photo of British conservative MP Sir David Amess ( Photo : AFP)

"We are shocked and saddened by the brutal death of Sir David Amess. We strongly condemn such a heinous attack," Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry Ahmed Hafez tweeted on Saturday.

Hafez added Egypt offered its deepest condolences to his family and loved ones, expressing solidarity with the UK government and people.

Conservative MP Sir David Amess died after being stabbed multiple times at a public meeting with his constituency in Essex in a terrorist incident, according to the police on Friday.

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