President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov sent deep condolences to the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt Abdel Fattah El Sisi in connection with the terrorist act in Cairo, which led to numerous casualties and injuries, the presidential press service said.
“Strongly opposing any manifestations of terrorism and extremism, Turkmenistan fully supports the efforts of the world community in countering this evil and its eradication,” the message says.
On behalf of the people and the Government of Turkmenistan, as well as on his behalf, the President of Turkmenistan conveyed the words of empathy and support at this difficult moment to the families, families, and friends of the victims and wishes for a speedy recovery to the victims.
The Egyptian leadership said that as a result of the terrorist attack in Cairo on August 5, 20 people were killed and 47 more were injured.
A written statement from the Egyptian Interior Ministry says that in the evening, a car drove into the oncoming lane at the Oncology Research Institute in Cairo, which crashed into 3 other cars, after which an explosion occurred. The statement said that as a result of the inspection of the scene, it became clear that the car was filled with explosives, and its main goal was to carry out a terrorist attack in another strategically important area.