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Wednesday, 29 June 2022 05:00 GMT

Belgium, NATO condemn Istanbul terror attack

(MENAFN- Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) BRUSSELS, June 29 (KUNA) -- NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has strongly condemned the "horrific attacks at Istanbul''s Ataturk Airport " that took place Tuesday night.

"There can be no justification for terrorism. NATO Allies stand in solidarity with Turkey, united in our determination to fight terrorism in all its forms," he said in a statement.

Belgian Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders also expressed his "shock and sadness" over the attack.

In a statement today, Reynders condemned the terrorist attack in which 36 people lost their lives, and scores were injured.

Reynders also expressed solidarity with the Turkish people and government and reiterated that Belgium will continue to work internationally for the joint fight against terrorism.

Similarly, the President of the European Council Donald Tusk expressed his deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims of the attacks at Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul.

"In times like these we should all be united," he said in a press conference after an EU summit last night.

EU High Representative Federica Mogherini in a tweeter message reiterated once again the EU''s "continuing solidarity to Turkey its government and its people." (end) nk.msa

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