Belgium 'shamefully' mocked for security failings

Police walk together in Brussels on March 23, 2016, a day after blasts hit the Belgian capitalBelgium’s approach to immigration and security has again come under fire after the Brussels bombings, but many say the country is being unfairly singled out and the timing of the criticism is crass. Among the more bizarre unkind statements was that of Israeli Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz. “If in Belgium they continue to eat chocolate, enjoy life and parade as great liberals and democrats while not taking account of the fact that some of the Muslims who are there are organising acts of terror, they will not be able to fight against them,” Katz told Israeli public radio.

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