"Only Egypt is responsible for what happens on Sinai, and Egypt will do everything possible in order to fight terrorism. And its success will help to prevent more large-scale militant attacks, "- said a senior bureaucrat of the Ministry of Defense Amos Gilad, whose words are quoted by online media.
"These extremist groups threaten not only to Egypt, and throughout the Middle East," — he added.
Recall, on Wednesday night at the Sinai as a result of air strikes against militants killed more 20 people. Armed men have made attack three army checkpoint near the town of El-Arish in northern Sinai. Shots were fired at the area of residential neighborhoods.
It is reported that the shooting took place near the border with Israel and the Gaza Strip.
The incident took place just a few days after the Sunday attack on a checkpoint on the border with Israel. Recall, August 6, when an armed attack on a checkpoint in the north of the Sinai Peninsula on the border with Israel have been killed, according to recent data, 16 border guards. According to the Municipal Egyptian TV channel, the attack is a constructive Islamist group.
The militants arrived at the checkpoint in the 2-car previously stolen from police officers. Shelling of border guards, attackers tried to cross the border Israel.