US President Barack Obama has expressed his solidarity with the people of Belgium in the wake of Tuesday;s terrorist attacks killing about 40 and injuring hundreds and condemned the attacks.
The US president said, “I want to comment on the terrorist attacks that have taken place in Brussels. The thoughts and the prayers of the American people are with the people of Belgium. We stand in solidarity with them in condemning these outrageous attacks against innocent people. We will do whatever is necessary to support our friend and ally, Belgium, in bringing to justice those who are responsible. And this is yet another reminder that the world must unite, we must be together, regardless of nationality, or race, or faith, in fighting against the scourge of terrorism. We can — and will — defeat those who threaten the safety and security of people all around the world.”
Before his remarks, President Obama spoke with Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel by phone. – The White House