CAIRO, 22nd August, 2016 (WAM) — Al-Azhar Al-Sharif has condemned the terrorist attack in the city of Gaziantep in the Republic of Turkey, which claimed the lives of scores of innocent civilians and left many people injured.

In a statement today, Al-Azhar highlighted its firm stance denouncing terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, highlighting the need for intensified and concerted efforts of the international community to ensure the eradication of serious scourge of terrorism and to find radical solutions to eradicate this phenomenon.

The statement expressed deepest condolences and sympathy to the people and families of the victims and wished a speedy recovery to all the injured.

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