Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo tweeted her support and announced the decision to light the iconic tower in red, yellow, and black this evening:
— Anne Hidalgo (@Anne_Hidalgo) March 22, 2016
The tweet translates to:
“In solidarity with the people of Brussels, Paris will light up the Eiffel Tower in the colors of the Belgian flag tonight. #Weareunited.”
— ABC News (@ABC) March 22, 2016
Paris’ display of solidarity with Belgium sends a strong message of unity after the two countries have been repeatedly targeted by radical jihadists in the past several months.