ATHENS, Nov. 24 (Xinhua) -- Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos conveyed condolences on Fiday to Egypt over the deadly terrorist attack at a Sinai mosque.
"Greek Ambassador to Egypt Michael Diamessis conveyed the condolences and solidarity of Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi... The Greek president also expressed his condolences to victims' families and his wishes for a fast recovery of those injured," said a press statement from his office.
The Greek Foreign ministry also condemned "in the strongest terms" Friday's "hideous attack", according to an e-mailed press statement. "Greece condemns terrorism in the strongest terms, whatever its origins."
Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias spoke by phone with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry to convey Greece's support and condolences, it said.
Over 200 people lost their lives and dozens more were wounded when suspected militants attacked a mosque near Arish city in the north of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula Friday.