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Minister Nicholson Saddened by Death of Egyptian Prosecutor General

By Canada - Ministry of Foreign Affairs
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OTTAWA, Canada, June 30, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement:

“Canada condemns today's terrorist attack in Cairo, Egypt, and the apparent targeting of Prosecutor General Hisham Barakat, who died from injuries sustained in the attack. On behalf of Canada, I extend my sympathies to the family and friends of the Prosecutor General and wish a speedy recovery to the injured.

“Canada is committed to supporting long-term stability and the rule of law in Egypt. We will continue to support the Egyptian government's efforts to combat terrorism and ensure security for all Egyptians.”