PM Rutte, Dutch cabinet members to address Belgian embassy

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People laying flowers at the Belgian embassy in The Hague following terrorist attacks in Brussels, 22 Mar 2016 (Photo: @Mehmetdoganbas/Twitter). (People laying flowers at the Belgian embassy in The Hague following terrorist attacks in Brussels, 22 Mar 2016 (Photo: @Mehmetdoganbas/Twitter))

A large delegation of the Dutch cabinet will be attending a gathering at the Belgian embassy in The Hague on Wednesday afternoon to commemorate the bombings in Brussels on Tuesday. Prime Minister Mark Rutte will give a speech.

Other attendees include Deputy Prime Minister Lodewijk Asscher, Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem of Finance, Minister Ard van der Steur and State Secretary Klaas Dijkhoff of Security and Justice, Minister Ronald Plasterk of Home Affairs, Minster Lilianne Ploumen of Foreign Trade, Minister Jet Bussemaker and State Secretary Sander Dekker of Education and Minister Stef Blok of Housing.

Brussels was hit by three suicide bombings on Tuesday, two at the Zaventem airport and one at Maalbeek metro station. At least 34 people were killed and more than two hundred injured, including two Dutch. Two Dutch siblings are missing after the attack at the airport.

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