January 03, 2011 (KATAKAMI / KREMLIM.RU) — Dmitry Medvedev sent his condolences to President of the Arab Republic of Egypt Hosni Mubarak following a terrorist attack in Alexandria.
The message reads, in part:
“It was with great sadness that I learned about the explosion that shook a Christian church in the city of Alexandria on the night of January 1, 2011.
Please pass my sincere condolences to the families and friends of the victims, and my wishes for a fast recovery to the injured.
I decisively condemn the extremists’ bloody attack and would like to assure you that Russia has and will continue to stand by Egypt and its people in the systematic, uncompromising fight against the cruel threat of terrorism.” (*)