'Hundreds' Of Chinese, Russia
Agents 'Operating' In Brussels |
February 11, 2019
Hundreds of Russian and Chinese intelligence agents are operating in Brussels, the EUís foreign service has warned.
The European External Action Service (EEAS) estimates there are ďabout 250 Chinese and 200 Russian spies in the European capital,Ē Germanyís Welt am Sonntag newspaper reported, citing EU diplomats.
According to the report, EU diplomats have been advised to stay away from certain parts of Brusselsí European quarter, including a popular steakhouse and a cafe near the European Commissionís main building.
The Russian and Chinese intelligence agents chiefly work at the embassies or trade missions of their home countries, according to the report.