© Philip Reynaers

Greenpeace activists enter the NATO site in Brussels, Belgium, and hold a banner reading "Nukes out of NATO" on the organisation’s symbol statue.

8 June 200,: Brussels, Belgium — Twenty-four Greenpeace activists from Belgium, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Turkey and the UK were arrested after staging a protest at NATO’s Brussels Headquarters. Their demand: removal of the 480 US-owned and controlled nuclear weapons from Europe. The action occurred as NATO Defence Ministers are preparing for a high-level meeting on the future of NATO.

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© Philip Reynaers

Greenpeace activists carried a full size replica of a US B61 nuclear bomb and blocked the entrance of the NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium.

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