Major General, Habibi Al-Adly, Minister of Interior, has accused an extremist minority and biased groups of individuals and media inside and outside Egypt of deliberately escalating campaigns targeting its security. The minister said it is obvious from the timing of the escalation that it is done on purpose and has nothing to do with
the Al-Koshh incident itself.
Al-Adly praised Al-Wafd coverage of the Al-Koshh events, describing what was published as expressing their patriotism in objectively dealing with facts. Also, he said that the ministry would not overlook any violation committed by police officers in dealing with citizens. Transferring four officers from their posts in Al-Koshh village was to guarantee objective investigations, he said, adding the ministry would
firmly deal with any violation.
Al-Adly also explained that trying to understand the events and relating them to police violations requires national consciousness. The Copts and their leaders have quickly replied to the allegations claimed by an ’extremist minority’, he pointed out.
In a press conference held yesterday, the minister said there are no minorities in Egypt. The Egyptians are one fabric capable of keeping their national unity.