FILE - Minister of Immigration and Egyptian Expatriate Affairs Nabila Makram traveled to Kuwait to check on the health condition of the Egyptian expat attacked, Waheed Mahmoud Hassan
CAIRO - 15 June 2020: The Egyptian Minister of Immigration and Egyptian Expatriates Affairs Nabila Makram said Monday that the Egypt will not stay silent before any assault against the Egyptian expats and will respond immediately to such heinous actions.
Makram said during a meeting with the Arab affairs committee in the Egyptian parliament that she does not repeat “empty slogans”.
Makram mentioned the Egyptian military response back in 2015 against the terrorist group of ISIS in Libya after executing Egyptian captives.
Makram asserted that the Egyptian state has taken similar action when Egyptian fishermen were arrested in Yemen and arranged their safe return to home in February.
Makram was responding to a parliament’s inquiry on a footage issued by a terrorist group in Libya in which Egyptian expats are being tortured and humiliated.
The minister added that the Egyptian State will respond to the disturbing footage as per its policy in protecting the dignity of the Egyptian expatriates.