French president to support Egypt's fight against terrorism

French President Francois Hollande on Sunday vowed to mobilise his country`s forces to support Egypt`s combat against terrorism following bombings of Coptic churches that killed 43 and injured 100 people.

IANS| Updated: Apr 10, 2017, 09:04 AM IST
French president to support Egypt's fight against terrorism

Paris: French President Francois Hollande on Sunday vowed to mobilise his country`s forces to support Egypt`s combat against terrorism following bombings of Coptic churches that killed 43 and injured 100 people.

"Egypt is again struck by terrorists who want to destroy its unity and diversity," Xinhua quoted Hollande as saying.

The French head of state also expressed solidarity with Egyptian authorities "in this terrible ordeal" and vowed to "mobilise all forces" to back Egypt`s fight against terrorism, according to a statement released by his office, the Elysee.