On June 20, local time, between 70,000 and 80,000 protesters chanting "Stop NATO" filled the streets of Brussels, where NATO and the European Union are headquartered, bringing the city to a standstill.

In June, Belgian inflation hit 9%, a 40-year high.

In addition to expressing anger at the rising cost of living and demanding higher wages and tax cuts, many protesters also denounced the US-led NATO's continued arms supply to Ukraine.

Protesters are asking their government to "spend money on wages, not weapons."

  (Making Yueziyan)

Responsible editor: [Tian Boqun]