Newsroom

There are 13 results returned by the search criteria

1-10 of 13 results

25 Sep
Press release

In recent years, the number of counterterrorism measures has risen sharply to cope with the increased international terror threat. These measures are necessary from a peace and security perspective, but can have undesirable consequences for humanitarian assistance. In the margins of the General Assembly, Belgium and the European Union call for more attention in coordinating the approach to terrorism and humanitarian action.

14 Aug
Press release

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders condemns the terrorist attack committed last night in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, which has caused many victims. His thoughts go out to the families and friends of the victims. He expresses his condolences to the Government and people of Burkina Faso.

31 May
Press release

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders is shocked by the particularly heavy and devastating attack of this morning in the diplomatic area of the Afghan capital, Kabul. At least 80 people lost their lives in this attack. His thoughts are with the families and friends of the victims. The Minister offers his condolences to the government and people of Afghanistan and to the countries whose embassies and organizations were hit.

23 May
Press release

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders is shocked by the terrorist attack of yesterday evening in Manchester. His thoughts are with the victims and with their families and friends. He offered his deepest condolences to his British colleague Boris Johnson. Belgium sympathizes with the British people.

09 Apr
Press release

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders strongly condemns the attack committed today in a church in Tanta, in the North of Egypt, and in front of a church in Alexandria. These attacks during a Christian religious celebration caused more than twenty dead and tens of wounded.

07 Apr
Press release

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders is chocked by the terrorist attack in the Swedish capital of Stockholm. Already 3 people were reported killed and several were wounded in this attack with a lorry in a busy shopping street. The thoughts of the Minister are with the victims and with their families and friends. He also expresses his condolences to the Swedish government and the population. 

04 Apr
Press release

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders strongly condemns the deadly attack in the St. Petersburg metro. His thoughts go out to the victims and to their families. He expresses his sincere condolences to the authorities and the people of Russia.

22 Mar
Press release

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders is shocked after the terrorist attack in London today that caused much human suffering. His thoughts are with the victims and the injured, as well as their families and friends. He also expresses his full support to the British government and population. Our country is in solidarity with the British people.

31 Jan
Press release

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders is pleased that Belgium will contribute to the prevention of terrorism in the Sahel countries Burkina Faso and Mauritania. Our country donates 250 000 euros within this context. The funding creates the possibility to give several training sessions in the fields of research- and investigative techniques, judicial cooperation and the combat against the financial flows of terrorism. The criminal law framework will be empowered and the authorities can anticipate more precisely on the threats of terrorist groups and foreign terrorist fighters in West-Africa. In addition to this financial aid, the countries will be able to rely on the expertise of the specialized magistrates of the FPS Justice, which will be working in Nouakchott and Ouagadougou.

20 Dec
Press release

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders is shocked by the tragic events on the Christmas market on the Breitscheidplatz in Berlin. His thoughts go out to the families of the victims. He offered his deepest condolences to his German colleague Frank-Walter Steinmeier. Belgium sympathises with the whole German population.