Dr. Rev. Andre Zaki – CEOSS General Director and Vice President of the Evangelical church in Egypt, said in a statement released on Monday, 21 October, 2013 , that the criminal incident that took place on Sunday, leaving innocent citizens dead and injured in front of Virgin Mary Church in Waraq, is a terroristic attack that has nothing to do with religion and morality and intended to destabilize the country and spread disharmony its people.
Dr. Rev. Andrea stressed that the Egyptians are united and that no one can crack their unity , pointing out that Egyptians will stand united in the face of terrorism and extremism.
He concluded the statement with sincere condolences to the Egyptian people in general , and to His Holiness Pope Twadharos II and the families of the victims in particular. He also wished all the injured a speedy recovery