Sri Lanka explosions: Jean-Claude Juncker expresses his condolences

Sunday, 21 April 2019 14:49
Sri Lanka explosions: Jean-Claude Juncker expresses his condolences © Belga
The President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, has expressed his condolences and support to the families of victims following the series of explosions taking place in Sri Lanka Sunday.
Over 200 have been confirmed dead and 450 hurt with death tolls expected to rise, following at least eight explosions at hotels and churches during the Easter services.
 
Earlier in the morning, Belgian Foreign Affairs and Defense Minister Didier Reynders strongly condemned the attacks. He had indicated that the foreign affairs is in contact with the Belgians present on the island, whether for tourism or business, to ensure their safety and to offer help.

Belgians worried about their family, friends or acquaintances residing in Sri Lanka can contact the Foreign Affairs at 02 501 81 11.

The Brussels Times

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