Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday sent a message of condolences to his Egyptian counterpart, Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, over a recent terrorist attack in Cairo.

In his message, Xi said he was shocked to learn about the grave terrorist attack in the capital, which resulted in major casualties.

On behalf of the Chinese government and people, and also in his own name, Xi expressed deep condolences over the victims, conveyed heartfelt sympathy to the injured and the bereaved families, and wished the injured a speedy recovery.

The Chinese president noted that China firmly opposes terrorism in all its forms and strongly condemns the terrorist attack, saying that China staunchly supports Egypt’s efforts in maintaining its security and stability and fighting terrorism.