Egypt says Erdogan claims over Morsi death 'irresponsible'

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry strongly condemned the "repeated, irresponsible accusations by the Turkish president about Egypt."
Thursday 20/06/2019
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks after attending funeral prayers in absentia for ousted former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, at Fatih Mosque in Istanbul, Tuesday, June 18, 2019. (AP)
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks after attending funeral prayers in absentia for ousted former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, at Fatih Mosque in Istanbul, Tuesday, June 18, 2019. (AP)

CAIRO - Egypt's foreign minister on Thursday condemned as "irresponsible" accusations by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that his ousted Egyptian counterpart Mohamed Morsi had been killed.

In a statement, Sameh Shoukry strongly condemned the "repeated, irresponsible accusations by the Turkish president about Egypt," following Morsi's death on Monday after falling ill during a court hearing.

(Agence France-Presse)