The Brazilian Government expresses its consternation and condemns, in the strongest terms, the terrorist attacks that were cowardly perpetrated this morning, in Brussels, injuring and killing dozens of victims.
The Brazilian Government expresses its solidarity to the families of the victims and to the people and the Government of Belgium, and reiterates its unshakable conviction that every terrorist act deserves the unanimous condemnation of the international community, regardless of their motives and origin.
The Consulate General of Brazil in Brussels follows the situation closely, and is working in a special regime, to attend the Brazilian citizens that may be searching for information about family members and friends. The telephones of the Consulate are:
• Consular emergency in Brussels: (00XX) 324 789 49107;
• Center for Assistance of Brazilians Abroad, in Brasilia: (0XX) 61 2030 8804 or (0XX) 61 2030 8805;
• Emergency number of the Center for Assistance of Brazilians Abroad: (0XX) 61 8197 2284
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Brazil alerts that phone lines in Brussels are saturated, and suggests that contacts be made, alternatively, through the email firstname.lastname@example.org.