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11/12/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/12/2020 12:31

McCaul Statement on MFO Helicopter Crash

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Washington, D.C. - Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX), Republican Leader on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the below statement on the helicopter crash in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula today, which took the lives of six American citizens.

'I am heartbroken by today's tragic news that eight uniformed members of the Multinational Force and Observers, including six American citizens, were killed in a helicopter crash in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. I extend my condolences to the family and friends of these brave individuals.

'I had the privilege of visiting the MFO and seeing the important work this mission does to maintain peace and stability in the Middle East. We are forever grateful to those who made the ultimate sacrifice for this mission.'

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