Belgium Vice PM Acknowledges That Jihadi Street Celebrations Erupted Following Brussels Bombings

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The scene at the Brussels airport in the aftermath of the bombings. Photo: Twitter.

The scene at the Brussels airport in the aftermath of the bombings. Photo: Twitter.

In the days following terrorist attacks in Brussels, street celebrations broke out in several places in Belgium, the county’s vice prime minister said.

Jan Jambon made the statement about the March 22 bombings, which killed 35 people, on Wednesday during a symposium titled “Terrorism, Israel and International Law” and organized by the Dutch anti-racism and pro-Israel lobby group CIDI, or the Center of Information and Documentation on Israel, in The Hague.

Jambon, a rightist politician, made the remark while acknowledging Belgium has a jihadism problem. One of Europe’s smallest countries, Belgium is the continent’s biggest per capita source of jihadists fighting in Syria and Iraq, CNN reported. In February, Jambon revealed Belgium’s intelligence services have flagged 451 citizens as jihadists.

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Source:: The Algemeiner

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