Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – In a statement Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani, strongly condemned the terrorist attack against Egyptian Copts and extended condolences to the victims’ families and the Egyptian people and government.
Following is the text of the statement:
I strongly condemn the barbaric terrorist attack against two buses in Egypt’s Minya province, killing 30 Coptic christians and injuring several others, while they were on their way to the church.
We extend our condolences to the families of the victims, and the people and government of Egypt, while wishing prompt recovery for the wounded victims.
At the time when terrorist operations have become recurrent in the world, the international community must confront terrorist groups with further firmness and fight their dark ideology more broadly.
Kurdistan Region Prime Minister