WASHINGTON – Defense Department officials Saturday strongly condemned terrorist actions in the Sinai Oct. 24 which resulted in the death or injury of dozens of Egyptian soldiers.
In a written statement, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby expressed condolences to the families of the victims.
The full statement follows.
The Defense Department strongly condemns the terrorist attacks on Oct. 24 which killed dozens of Egyptian soldiers and wounded many more. We express our condolences to the families of the victims, as well as our wishes for speedy recoveries for the wounded.
The Defense Department continues to support Egypt’s efforts to counter the threat of terrorism as part of the important and longstanding strategic partnership between our two countries.