Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam planned to ‘restart something in Brussels’: Belgian FM

Brussels, March 21 (IANS) Salah Abdeslam, the Paris attacks suspect who was arrested on Friday in Belgium, said he had been planning to “restart something in Brussels”, Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders said on Sunday.


Addressing a forum here on Sunday, the foreign minister said it maybe the reality as security forces found “a lot of weapons” in the operation led to Abdeslam’s arrest in the Belgian capital, Xinhua reported.

The suspect had a network around him, Reynders said.

Abdeslam was charged on Saturday with “terrorist murders and participation in the activities of a terrorist group,” said the Belgian federal prosecutor’s office.

Abdeslam, one of the most wanted men in Europe, is suspected of involvement in attacks in Paris as a logistician. These attacks killed 130 people in Paris on November 13, 2015.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of or any employee thereof. is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here