World leaders condemn Brussels attacks, landmarks lit up in Belgium’s colours

BRUSSELS: World leaders united on Tuesday in condemning the carnage in Brussels and vowed to combat terrorism after the strike by Islamic State jihadists on the symbolic heart of Europe.

As Belgians mourned, several global landmarks, including the Eiffel Tower in Paris and the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, were lit up in the black, yellow and red of the national flag.

The European Union vowed to defend democracy and combat terrorism “with all necessary means” after the attacks on Brussels airport and as well as train at a metro station only a short walk from the EU’s core institutions.

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