brussels - Due to a chemical cleaner incident in the new building of the European Council in Brussels, the EU summit will be held in the old neighboring building on Thursday and Friday. The EU summit will be taken out of precaution to the old Justus Lipsius building, let the secretariat know. The program of government leaders remains unchanged.
It was the second time in a week that something went wrong in the kitchen of the new Europe building. Due to chemical reaction of industrial cleaners, harmful fumes were released, causing nausea and itchiness in the staff. Due to a technical defect, the ventilation was reversed.