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EU commission headquarters sold to a bank

18.12.13 @ 18:29

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The EU commission will have to pay the remaining 18 years of a lease for its headquarters in Brussels to BNP Paribas Fortis, after the Belgian state sold the building to the Franco-Belgian bank for €640 million, L'Echo reports. The sale will bring Belgium's debt below 100% of GDP.

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