Egypt's Coptic Church says Notre Dame fire is 'huge loss for entire humanity'

The Foreign Ministry in Cairo also expressed "great regret and pain" over the fire.
Tuesday 16/04/2019
A firefighter uses a hose to douse flames billowing from the roof at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on April 15, 2019. (AFP)
A firefighter uses a hose to douse flames billowing from the roof at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on April 15, 2019. (AFP)

Egypt's Coptic Church has expressed "profound sadness" over the massive blaze that burned parts of the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris.

The head of Egypt's Copts, Pope Tawadroz II, said in a statement that the fire was a "huge loss for entire humanity" and affected "one of the most important monuments in the world."

The Foreign Ministry in Cairo also expressed "great regret and pain" over the fire, citing Notre Dame's "historical and culture value" for France and world heritage.

(AP)