OIC condemns killing of 4 soldiers by gunmen in Sinai

JEDDAH — The General Secretariat of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, OIC, has condemned the terrorist attack that resulted in the killing of four soldiers by gunmen in northern Sinai, Egypt.

Dr. Yousef A. Al-Othaimeen, the Secretary-General of the Organisation, expressed his sincere condolences to the families of the victims and the Egyptian Government, reaffirming the solidarity of the OIC and its stand with the Arab Republic of Egypt in facing terrorism and extremism, that aim at destabilising its security and stability.

He also affirmed the OIC’s support for all the measures taken by Egypt in order to counter the plans of the terrorist groups and organisations in view to preserving security and stability, and assuring the safety of its citizens.

Al-Othaimeen reiterated the principled position of the OIC, which condemns all acts of terrorism and violent extremism in all its forms and manifestations.

Source: Emirates News Agency