Sunday, 15 February 2015

Belgium: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders condemns terrorist attack in Copenhagen



Press Release

Didier Reynders condemns terrorist attack in Copenhagen


Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders condemns the terrorist attack apparently perpetrated against the Swedish cartoonist Lars Vilks and the French Ambassador François Zimeray during a free speech conference in the Danish capital Copenhagen, as a result of which one person died. The Minister expresses his heartfelt sympathy to the relatives of the victim. He assures that Belgium stands united with Denmark in defense of freedom of expression and against violence. Belgium will make all possible efforts to help the Danish authorities find the perpetrators so that they can be prosecuted.