"I offer condolences to the Egyptian people and the families of the victims, who were victims of a cowardly terrorist act," he wrote on his Twitter.

He also wished a speedy recovery to the injured and promised that the Egyptian authorities would continue to fight terrorism and "eradicate it from their roots."

As the RIA Novosti reports with reference to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Egypt, the car, which collided with other machines at the National Cancer Center in Cairo, was mined.

However, this car for several months was listed as stolen.

"The car was driving in the opposite direction ... Examination showed that there was a certain amount of explosives in it," the statement said.

Earlier it was reported that an explosion in the center of Cairo killed 19 people, another 30 were injured.