DOHA, 10th January, 2017 (WAM) — The State of Qatar has condemned the attack that targeted a security checkpoint in the Egyptian city of Arish, which left a number of security personnel and civilians dead and injured.

The Qatar News Agency, QNA, quoted a statement issued by the Foreign Ministry of Qatar as reiterating the country’s firm stance in rejection of all forms and manifestations of violence and terrorism regardless of motives and reasons.

The statement voiced Qatar’s sincere condolences and sympathy for the families of the victims of the heinous crime.

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