On the terrorist attacks in Brussels on 22 March 2016: Joint statement of EU Ministers for Justice and Home Affairs and representatives of EU institutions
EU News 102/2016
We express our shock at the attacks in Brussels on 22 March 2016. We are appalled by these horrific terrorist acts, which we strongly condemn. We extend our deepest sympathy and condolences to the victims of these attacks, their families and friends. We express our support and solidarity to Belgium, its people and the city of Brussels in particular. We stand determined in our common fight against terrorism. As stated by the Heads of State or Government and the leaders of European institutions, this is an attack on our open, democratic society. We will uphold our values also in fighting terrorism.
Today, we heard from the Belgian authorities how they are facing this crisis and discussed what is to be learned from recurrent patterns in terrorist attacks and supporting networks.
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minute of silence Shoot location: Brussels - BELGIUM Shoot date: 24/03/2016 Copyright: No commercial use. Credit 'The European Union' URL