Governor Tom Wolf released the following statement regarding the deadly attacks in Belgium:
“On behalf of all Pennsylvanians, Frances and I extend our deepest condolences to the Belgian people and all those affected by these horrific acts of violence. Our thoughts and prayers are with victims of this heartbreaking tragedy and their families. We stand united against those who seek to harm innocent people and instill fear in our daily lives. My top priority is the safety of the people of Pennsylvania and we will continue to work with federal and local partners to ensure the commonwealth is safe and prepared.”
According to a release from the Governor’s office, Wolf spoke this morning with Director of Homeland Security Marcus Brown, who has been briefed by federal officials on the evolving situation in Europe.
The Pennsylvania State Police and Office of Homeland Security are in communication with federal law enforcement partners regarding the attacks in Belgium and are continuing to monitor the situation for any changes.
At this time, there are no known related threats in the U.S. or in Pennsylvania.