Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said televised address to the nation, that the Massacre of Sinai mosque, which claimed the lives of 235 people and 109 injured, is a real reflection of the efforts exerted in the face of terrorism, stressing that Egypt will respond strongly to attack.
"Egypt is facing terrorism on behalf of the world," he said in a speech on Friday evening.
"What is happening is aimed at stopping our efforts to confront terrorism. It is aimed at destroying our will and shaking the confidence of the Egyptians. But we are steadfast and will continue to fight terrorism."
Sisi stated that this violence and terror will increase the determination and will to respond with brute force, calling on the Egyptians to unite in the face of terrorism, and vowed to avenge the perpetrators of the attack and restore security and stability.
He said that a terrible terrorist plot to demolish the rest of our region, and we would face it with all force.
In addition, President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi gave his instructions to the government to pay 200,000 Egyptian pounds to the families of each deceased victim and 50,000 pounds for each injured person.