World leaders condemn deadly attack on Sinai mosque

World leaders condemn deadly attack on Sinai mosque
King Salman. (SPA)
Updated 25 November 2017

World leaders condemn deadly attack on Sinai mosque

World leaders condemn deadly attack on Sinai mosque

Saudi Arabia's King Salman and other world leaders have expressed solidarity with Egypt following Friday's terrorist attack on a mosque in North Sinai, in which at least 235 people were killed and 109 injured on Friday.

Below are some of the statements issued:

• This terrorist act is incompatible with the Islamic religion and human values. Saudi Arabia, once again, reiterates its unflinching stand to provide Egypt with necessary assistance to combat terrorist acts.
— Saudi King Salman

• We condemn this terrorist act that targeted innocent lives.
— Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

• Our stand with Egypt is strong and such terrorist attacks will not deter us from fighting and beating terrorism.
— Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed

• Justice will be served against all those who participated, contributed, supported, funded, or instigated this cowardly attack.
— Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi

• The world cannot tolerate terrorism. We must defeat them militarily and discredit the extremist ideology that forms the basis of their existence.
— US President Donald Trump

• Appalled by the sickening attack. Condolences with all those in Egypt affected by this evil and cowardly act.
— British Premier Theresa May

• It is a terrifying crime which again shows that Islam is innocent of those who follow extremist terrorist ideology.
— Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit