King Salman offers condolences to President el-Sisi on church attack

Riyadh (IINA) � Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman on Sunday called Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, to offer condolences over the terrorist acts in the cities of Tanta and Alexandria.

King Salman conveyed his sincere condolences to the Egyptian people and the families of the victims and wished the injured a speedy recovery, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

The Saudi monarch also expressed the kingdom's strong condemnation of this criminal and sinful act of terrorism, which runs counter to the values of the Islamic religion and the principles of humanity and morality. He further affirmed that Saudi Arabia would stand by the Republic of Egypt with all its capacities and that it would provide the necessary support in combating terrorist acts and drying up their sources.

For his part, President el-Sisi expressed thanks to King Salman for his noble feelings and great support for Egypt. He also voiced appreciation of the kingdom's honorable positions toward the interests of Muslims and the region.

Source: International Islamic News Agency