MAP - Thursday, August 8th 2019

Morocco Strongly Condemns Cairo Terror Attack

Rabat - The Kingdom of Morocco has strongly condemned the despicable terrorist act that took place Monday outside the National Cancer Institute in Cairo, leaving at least 20 dead and many injured. In a note verbale sent by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation to the Egyptian embassy in Rabat, the Kingdom has reiterated its solidarity with this sister country as well as its support to its fight against all forms of terrorism.

The ministry also extended its sincere condolences to the victims' families. According to the Egyptian Ministry of the Interior, the explosion was due to a collision between a car packed with explosives and three other cars.