Embassy Condemns Attack on Church in Tanta

April 9, 2017

CAIRO – The U.S. Embassy condemns the heinous, reprehensible terrorist attack against peaceful worshippers at Saint George’s Church in Tanta on one of the holiest days of the Christian year.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims of this horrific attack.  We express our deepest condolences to the families and friends of the victims, and we wish the injured a speedy recovery.

The United States stands firmly with the Egyptian government and people to defeat terrorism.