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Switzerland: HNC chief al-Zoubi condemns Brussels attacks01:24

Switzerland: HNC chief al-Zoubi condemns Brussels attacks

Switzerland, Geneva
March 22, 2016 at 12:29 GMT +00:00 · Published

The head of the Syrian opposition's High Negotiations Committee (HNC) delegation, Asaad al-Zoubi, condemned the attacks on Brussels during a press briefing in Geneva, Tuesday.

"Before speaking on what we were talking about at today's meeting we should reject and condemn in strongest words attacks which struck Istanbul three days ago and as well as Brussels today," al-Zoubi said, before adding: "In this regard I would really like to say that we share with families of victims all that pain which we feel today after this terror attack all of us reject and strongly condemn."

Earlier on Tuesday, at least 34 people were killed and more than 180 injured in bomb attacks carried out on Brussels international airport and the Maelbeek metro station. The attacks occurred just four days after Salah Abdeslam, a suspect in November's jihadist attacks in Paris that killed 130 people, was captured by Belgian police in Brussels. The so-called Islamic State (IS; formerly ISIS, ISIL) has claimed responsibility for Tuesday's attacks.

Switzerland: HNC chief al-Zoubi condemns Brussels attacks01:24
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The head of the Syrian opposition's High Negotiations Committee (HNC) delegation, Asaad al-Zoubi, condemned the attacks on Brussels during a press briefing in Geneva, Tuesday.

"Before speaking on what we were talking about at today's meeting we should reject and condemn in strongest words attacks which struck Istanbul three days ago and as well as Brussels today," al-Zoubi said, before adding: "In this regard I would really like to say that we share with families of victims all that pain which we feel today after this terror attack all of us reject and strongly condemn."

Earlier on Tuesday, at least 34 people were killed and more than 180 injured in bomb attacks carried out on Brussels international airport and the Maelbeek metro station. The attacks occurred just four days after Salah Abdeslam, a suspect in November's jihadist attacks in Paris that killed 130 people, was captured by Belgian police in Brussels. The so-called Islamic State (IS; formerly ISIS, ISIL) has claimed responsibility for Tuesday's attacks.

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