Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs
The United States condemns the terrorist attack claimed by Daesh that killed several soldiers at a security checkpoint in North Sinai Governorate in Egypt. We express our condolences to the families of the victims, and offer our sympathies to the injured.
We express our solidarity with the people of Egypt as they confront violent extremism. The United States strongly supports Egypt’s security, and together we will continue to work together to defeat this threat.