Brussels Police Intercept Envelopes With Powdery Substance At NATO Headquarters: Report

Police in Brussels, Belgium were reportedly called to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) headquarters on Wednesday to intercept envelopes containing suspicious powdery substances.

The Belgian newspaper La Capitale first reported three envelopes containing powder reached NATO. The organization called police at about 1330 local time (GMT+1).

“During a routine check of our mail today, the NATO Office of Security detected a suspicious item,” a NATO spokesperson told Atlas News.

“After further investigation and in consultation with the Belgian authorities, the suspicious item was found not to be a threat,” the NATO spokesperson added. “NATO takes all necessary measures for the safety of its staff.”