Britain and Europe "not safe" Donald Trump warns after Brussels terror attacks

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Britain and Europe are "not safe" according to Presidential hopeful Donald Trump commenting just days after the terror attack in Brussels which killed more than 30 people.

Speaking to ABC the Republican frontrunner said: "I don't think Bruss - England or I don't think that Europe is a safe place. No, I don't. I think there are a lot of problems in Europe that are very, very severe."

He continued: "When you look at Brussels, when you look at the way they've handled things from law enforcement standpoints, when you look at Paris, when you look at so many other places, no, it's not (safe)."

Trump's comments follow warnings to American's visiting Europe by US secretary of state John Kerry, to avoid crowded place "where you have no control over who may be there”.

Last week the businessman said the US had to be "very vigilant and careful about who we allow into our country".

"As president ... I would be very, very tough on the borders, and I would be not allowing certain people to come into this country without absolute perfect documentation," Trump told NBC in the hours after the attack. He has previously made a controversial call for a ban on Muslims entering the US.

The Economist Intelligence Unit named Trump a bigger threat to the global economy than Jihadi terrorism and Brexit in its analysis of world threats in 2016.

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