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France: spying on allies "unacceptable"

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 00:44

France has summoned the U.S. ambassador to explain allegations by the group WikiLeaks that the U.S. has been spying on French presidents. Diane Hodges reports.

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Friendly gestures by presidents of the U.S. toward leaders of France, but not so friendly behavior, according to WikiLeaks. Documents released by the group claim that the U.S. National Security Agency listened in on the conversations of current French president Francois Hollande, As well as former presidents Jacques Chirac and Nicolas Sarkozy. President Hollande has summoned his ministers to discuss the allegations...and the U.S. Ambassador in Paris to explain. Hollande says the charges, if true, are "unacceptable" and that France doesn't spy on its alles. The NSA says it is not spying on Hollande....but has not said whether it spied in the past.

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France: spying on allies "unacceptable"

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 00:44