French President Francois Hollande: This Was an Attack on All of Europe

Posted: Mar 22, 2016 8:05 AM

Just four months after the horrific Islamic terror attacks in Paris, French President Francois Hollande made a statement Tuesday just hours after terrorists attacked the airport and subway system in Brussels with suicide bombs. 

"Through the attacks in Brussels, the whole of Europe has been hit ," Hollande said. "France will implacably continue the fight against terrorism both on the international level and at home."

The attack on the Brussels metro station today sits under the European Parliament building and near the U.S. Embassy, striking at the heart of Europe and surely chosen by ISIS to make a larger statement.

The border between French and Brussels has been shutdown in an attempt to keep accomplices of the attack from fleeing into France. Hollande called an emergency meeting to discuss the ongoing scourge of Islamic terrorism in Europe as attacks from ISIS start to become normal.

This post has been updated with additional information.