Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan appears to have predicted the Brussels attacks a few days ago, warning European countries that they were likely to become the victim of terrorist attacks similar to the car bombing in Ankara on March 13.
Erdogan singled out Brussels in aspeech last week, saying “There is no reason why the bomb that exploded in Ankara cannot explode in Brussels, in any other European city,” during a speech in Canakkale.
A few days later on Tuesday, two bomb attacks at Brussels airport killed at least 14 people and left nearly 100 people wounded, while a separate bombing in a metro station killed around 20 people and injured about 100 more.
Of course, there is no correlation between the attacks in Brussels and Ankara as the former was claimed by the Daesh Takfiri terrorists but the latter was claimed by the Kurdistan Freedom Falcons (TAK) militant group, which is affiliated to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).
And it should be noted that Erdogan’s warning was only an expression of anger directed toward EU leaders because they had allowed the PKK supporters to set up protest tents outside the European Union building in Brussels.