CAIRO, 28 APR – RIA Novosti. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi extended a state of emergency in the country for three months in connection with the threats to the security and health of citizens, the decision published in the official Gazette.
According to the decision, “the armed forces and police must do everything necessary to counter terrorism and its financing, to monitor the safety of public and private property, to protect the lives of citizens.”
In accordance with the decree of the Prime Minister of Egypt, Mustafa Madbouli said about putting the extended a curfew in parts of the North of the Sinai Peninsula – from 19.00 to 06.00, reports Shorouk news. In Egypt now there is a curfew from 21.00 to 06.00.
a state of emergency in Egypt was introduced by the President in April 2017 after the two terrorist attacks in Tanta and Alexandria. Then the terrorists attacked the Egyptian Church, killing more than 50 people, more than 100 were injured.
At the moment in Egypt recorded 4782 cases of coronavirus have recovered more than 1,200 people and killed 337. The country has a curfew, suspended domestic and international passenger air transportation.
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