BRUSSELS (AP) — Rescue workers in hazmat suits responded to the headquarters of the European Union’s executive board on Friday after an envelope containing suspicious white powder was found at the scene, a fire department spokesman said. from Brussels.

Walter Derieuw told The Associated Press only one person came into contact with the substance, which was sent to a military laboratory for analysis. The person, who has not been identified, showed no…

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BRUSSELS (AP) — Rescue workers in hazmat suits responded to the headquarters of the European Union’s executive board on Friday after an envelope containing suspicious white powder was found at the scene, a fire department spokesman said. from Brussels.

Walter Derieuw told The Associated Press only one person came into contact with the substance, which was sent to a military laboratory for analysis. The person, who has not been identified, showed no negative symptoms and was allowed to return home after taking a shower at European Commission headquarters.

Brussels police confirmed an intervention at the Berlaymont office building after a “suspicious package” was discovered, but declined to give details when contacted by the AP.

The envelope was found on the 13th floor of the building, where the office of European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is located.

European Commission chief spokesman Eric Mamer said the discovery required the evacuation of the entire floor.

“Everyone is fine as far as I know,” Mamer said.

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