Barack Obama on Brussels attacks: 'We will defeat those who threaten the security of people all around the world'

Three American missionaries were injured in the bombings

President Barack Obama condemned the terrorist attacks in Brussels that left at least 34 dead and more than 100 others wounded.

President Obama delivered his address to the Cuban public from the Gran Teatro de La Habana on Tuesday morning.

"I want to comment on the terrorist attacks that have taken place in Brussels," President Obama began. "The thoughts and prayers of the American people are with the people of Belgium and we stand in solidarity with them."

“The thoughts and the prayers of the American people are with the people of Belgium. We stand in solidarity with them, condemning these outrageous attacks against innocent people."

President Obama added that the US will do "whatever is necessary to support our friend and ally in Belgium, bringing to justice those who are responsible."

"This is yet another reminder that the world must unite. We must be together regardless of nationality, race or faith, fighting against the scruge of terrorism," he added. "We can and we will defeat those who threaten the security of people all around the world."

Three US missionaries were later found to be injured in the attack. They were identified as Utah residents 66 year-old Elder Richard Norby, 20 year-old Elder Joseph Empey and 19-year-old and Elder Mason Wells, KUTV reports.

President Obama also spoke with Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel over the phone and offered his condolences, the White House said in a statement, he also offered any assistance necessary to aid the ongoing investigtion into the attacks.

Shortly after Tuesday's bombings, Argentina's President Mauricio Macri increased national security levels ahead of President Obama's visit to his country, La Voz reports

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