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Belgium is a sovereign state in Western Europe. Brussels is the capital of Belgium. Charles Michel is the Prime Minister of Belgium.


A week after the Paris attacks, Belgium conducted a security sweep that involved gunfire and deployment of soldiers at the historic center of Belgian capital Brussels. More than 22 house raids were held in Brussels region and three in the soutern Belgian town of Charleroi, Eric Van der Sjipt. According to the authorities, 16 people had been arrested in what is described as a joint police and military operation. However, one of the gunmen in the paris attacks, Salah Abdeslam, was not among those arrested. Nov 22, 2015

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