Mexican FM urges ‘exhaustive’ probe into Egypt tourist deaths

9/16/2015  Al Arabiya News

mexican-flag1Mexican Foreign Minister Claudia Ruiz Massieu called Wednesday for an “exhaustive” investigation into the accidental killing of eight Mexican tourists in Egypt by security forces, after visiting survivors in hospital.
“The message that I bring from Mexico is that our country is very concerned that this is an unprecedented incident… We expect an exhaustive and complete and comprehensive and transparent investigation,” she told reporters.

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry pledged a quick and transparent investigation into the incident.

Reading out a joint statement at a press conference with his visiting Mexican counterpart, Shoukry said Egypt had committed “to carry out a prompt, thorough and transparent investigation” into the deaths.

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