Tunisia condemns two terrorist attacks in Sweden, Egypt 

Tunisia strongly condemned the cowardly terrorist attack in Stockholm, Sweden, that left many dead and injured, and Egypt’s terrorist attacks on two churches that killed and injured several people on Palm Sunday.

In a statement issued by the Foreign Affairs Ministry, Tunisia affirms its full solidarity with the brotherly Egyptian people and its support for the measures that the government will take to defend the security of Egypt and its citizens.

In this painful event, Tunisia presents its condolences and deep sympathy to the families of the victims wishing a speedy recovery to the wounded.

Tunisia, which strongly denounces the targeting of places of worship, calls on the international community to intensify cooperation and coordination to detect terrorism which targets security and stability of countries, the source said.

About 20 killed and 69 wounded on Sunday in an explosion near the Coptic church of Mar Girgis in the city of Tanta.

A few hours later, a suicide attack occurred near St Mark’s Cathedral in Alexandria, in which 6 killed and 33 injured, according to an initial toll reported by the international media.

Tunisia condemns Stockholm Attack

Tunisia strongly condemned Friday’s cowardly terrorist attack in Stockholm, Sweden. A truck plowed into pedestrians in a busy shopping street and crashed into a department store, leaving many dead and injured.

The Foreign Affairs Ministry Saturday said, in a press release, Tunisia stands in full solidarity with the Swedish government and people and offered condolences to the families of victims and wishes for a speedy recovery to those injured.

Tunisia also renewed the call for a global coordination to face up to terrorism and stem its sources