Foreign Minister Steinmeier condemns the killing of Egypt’s Prosecutor General

30.06.2015 - Press release

Following the murder of Egypt’s Prosecutor General Hisham Barakat, Foreign Minister Steinmeier sent a condolence telegram to his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry today (30 June). It reads as follows:

I was deeply shocked by the news that Prosecutor General Hisham Barakat has died in a bomb attack. There is no justification for any kind of terrorism and I condemn this attack in the strongest possible terms.

Allow me to express my heartfelt sympathy to Hisham Barakat’s family, you and the Egyptian people. I wish a speedy recovery to all those who suffered injuries.

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