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Press Release Regarding The Explosions In Egypt , 01.07.2014

No: 220, 1 July 2014

We are saddened that two police officers lost their lives and that other persons were wounded as a result of the explosion of bombs placed nearby the Presidential Palace in Egypt, on 30 June 2014.

We wish God's mercy on those who lost their lives, extend our condolences to their bereaved families and hope for a speedy recovery of those injured.

We reiterate our stance that terrorism cannot be justified in any way and reaffirm Turkey's solidarity with the brotherly people of Egypt.