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    EU summit building in Brussels evacuated again

    Incident won't prevent October 19-20 summit of EU leaders from taking place

    Baku. 18 October. REPORT.AZ/ The European Union says that staff working in kitchens of its new building in Brussels have fallen ill and been evacuated after a ventilation malfunction filled the air with fumes.

    Report informs citing the TASS, the European Council has stated.

    "Despite checks and precautions, a further technical incident occurred today in one of the Europa building kitchens,” the Council said in a statement.

    “The technical issue affecting the ventilation in the kitchens of the Europa building, producing noxious fumes in the kitchens, has led to a number of staff falling ill.”

    The EU said an investigation has been launched and that the incident won't prevent the Oct. 19-20 summit of EU leaders from taking place.

    Last Friday, a similar incident led to 15 people needing treatment, including five being hospitalized.

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