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Talks between US and Germany on a ‘no-spy’ agreement reach a standstill

Reports from local German media have indicated that the US have been unable to meet the demands of the German government over a ‘no-spy’ agreement. It was revealed last October that the NSA was secretly conducting surveillance on Chancellor Angela Merkel. For the past several months the two countries have been working on an agreement to reduce the extent of unauthorized surveillance from the US.

Germany is expecting the US to provide access to the surveillance centers located on the top of the US embassy in Berlin and explain how Merkel’s phone was tapped.  The US however, isn’t so keen on complying with these terms. The head of the German foreign intelligence agency has stated that he’s willing to not sign the agreement if there’s no improvement.

via Russian Today

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