MEPs hold minute’s silence for victims of London bombs

The European Parliament has held a minute's silence for the victims of this morning's suspected bomb attacks in London.

The European Parliament has held a minute's silence for the victims of this morning's suspected terrorist attacks in London.

Speaking beforehand, parliament president Josep Borrell said: "On behalf of the European Parliament, I want to express our condolences to all suffering consequences of these barbaric attacks.

"As president of parliament and a citizen of a country that only last year experienced the horrors of such terrible attacks, I want to send a message of solidarity with British people.

"We all stand with you, British people, and we will never let atrocities or terrorism defeat the values of peace and democracy."

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