The EU Commission, Belgium and France share a minute of silence

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(L-R first row) France's Prime Minister Manuel Valls , Belgium King Philippe, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Belgium Queen Mathilde and Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel attends a minute of silence at EU Commission headquarters a day after terrorist attack, in Brussels, Belgium, 23 March 2016. Security services are on high alert following two explosions in the departure hall of Zaventem Airport and later one at Maelbeek Metro station in Brussels, Belgium, 22 March 2016. Many people have died and more have been injured in the terror attacks, which Islamic State (IS) has since claimed responsibility for.

President Juncker, King Philippe, Queen Mathilde, the members of the Belgian Federal government and the French Prime Minister Valls unite under the European and the Belgian flags in the Berlaymont.


A minute of silence for the victims of yesterday's attacks in Brussels was held in the European Commission’s headquarter Berlaymont building.

This brief event took place in presence of Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, the European Commission College in its entirety, King Philippe of the Belgians, Queen Mathilde of the Belgians, the members of the Belgian Federal government, and Manuel Valls, the French Prime Minister.

Wednesday's rendez-vous in the European Commis...


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