Message from the Embassy of Switzerland in Egypt

Media release, 16.11.2017

Message from the Embassy of Switzerland in Egypt two decades after the Luxor terrorist attacks (November 17th, 1997)

Switzerland expresses its sympathy and condolences for the people who lost their loved ones in this tragic event and for all victims of terrorist acts committed until today.

Terrorism constitutes a threat to all free and pluralistic societies and to the rights of each individual. Switzerland is actively involved in all efforts to counter terrorism and in the prevention of violent extremism, and advocates respect for international law.

Countering terrorism

Preventing violent extremism