The United States embassy is interested in moving to the Sint-Michielswarande in Etterbeek. This is confirmed by the cabinet of Brussels State Secretary for Urban Planning Pascal Smet after reports in various media.
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The American embassy is currently located between the Warande Park and the Brussels inner ring road and has not met several criteria for some time, especially in terms of the necessary security.
After an earlier plan in Watermael-Boitsfort fell through, the Americans set their sights on the Sint-Michielswarande, which banking group ING occupied a part of. The intention would be to house not only the American embassy in Belgium, but also the American representation to NATO and the EU.
In a letter dated July, State Secretary Smet and Prime Minister Rudi Vervoort informed the American diplomatic authorities that the “project was on the right track” and that it was “interesting and supported by the Brussels Region”, the cabinet clarifies. blemish.