BRUSSELS, March 22, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Policemen stand guard outside the Brussels airport in Brussels, Belgium, on March 22, 2016. The death toll has risen to 34 in the deadly blasts in Brussels on Tuesday morning, according to the latest figures. (Xinhua/Zhou Lei)
BEIJING, March 22 (Xinhua) -- China strongly condemned the attacks on Brussels Tuesday, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said.
China firmly opposes terrorism in all forms, said spokesperson Hua Chunying in a statement, offering deep condolences to the families of the victims.
"The Chinese people stand with the Belgians and the Europeans," she said.
China is willing to enhance cooperation with Belgium and the international community to jointly face the threats and challenges posed by terrorism to safeguard world peace and stability, said Hua.
She said the Chinese Foreign Ministry and the Chinese Embassy in Belgium are closely monitoring the latest developments to see if there were any Chinese nationals among the victims.
According to media reports, at least 34 people were killed in explosions at an airport and at a city metro station in Brussels.