Kerry in Brussels following terror attacks

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Brussels to meet with European leaders and offer U.S. condolences following Tuesday's bomb attacks at the airport and a metro station.

Kerry in Brussels following terror attacks

World Bulletin / News Desk

US Secretary of State John Kerry landed in Brussels on Friday to offer Washington's support and issue condolences after attacks claimed by ISIL left 31 dead and 300 wounded.

His plane arrived at around 0800 GMT, an AFP reporter accompanying Kerry said.

Kerry will meet with Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel as well as the country's King Philippe.

He will also meet European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker, before flying to Washington later in the day.

Kerry will "reiterate the strong support of the United States for Belgian efforts to both investigate these attacks and continue contributing to international efforts to counter violent extremism," the state department said on Wednesday.

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