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DANISH NEWS - Lars Løkke Rasmussen expressed that the Brussels terror attacks had filled him with disgust, anger and sadness
Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen expressed his sympathy with Belgium and the Belgian people after yesterday’s airport attack. In an immediate Twitter response he wrote: “BXL attacked by terrorists. I feel sorrow and anger. Let’s hunt them down and stay united in our fight for European values,” writes seven59.dk and dr.dk.
In a later press release he added:
“Innocent people have again been murdered and maimed by ruthless terrorists. My thoughts are with those who’ve suffered, their families, and all the Belgian people.”
In a show of respect for the victims of the Brussels Airport tragedy Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen laid flowers outside the Belgian embassy in Copenhagen, where he expressed his condolences directly to Ambassador HE Pol Dewitte.
The Prime Minister spoke of the pain everybody is feeling on Belgium’s behalf and said the attacks had filled him with disgust, anger and sadness.
“We now know the Islamic State has claimed responsibility – yet again. A dark, evil force whose aim is to destroy our way of life. It’s a global battle, which is why a cross-party majority in parliament has agreed to expand Denmark’s mission with F-16s, special operations forces, and military advisors. There’s a domestic challenge that needs to be taken very seriously and we intend to do that.”
Danes laid flowers outside the embassy throughout the day.
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