I was shocked and deeply saddened to learn of the violent, destructive, and cowardly attacks on United States embassies and personnel in Libya and Egypt. These actions, which cost the lives of American personnel serving our nation abroad including Ambassador Chris Stevens, were not protests; they were attacks. I call on the governments of Libya and Egypt to live up to their responsibilities as host countries, to condemn these attacks, and do all in their power to bring those responsible to justice. While it is some consolation that Libyan officials have condemned these attacks, it is troubling that the Egyptian government and the Muslim Brotherhood have failed to do so. My prayers are with the families of these brave public servants in this difficult time.