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Merkel rival threatens to scupper EU-US trade talks over NSA spying

26.08.2013 14:29

Peer Steinbruck, leader of the Social Democrats, and Angela Merkel’s main rival in next month’s election, says he will delay EU trade negotiations over the NSA bugging of German government offices.

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Kenneth T. Tellis 26.08.2013 22:01

Finally someone questions the sincerity of the U.S.'s apology for the NSA spying on its own NATO allies. The only solution would be to ask the U.S. to withdraw all its military forces from the European Union and NATO command immediately.


AmericanX 26.08.2013 21:23

You Germans make really good placards.......
Sadly your Politics is way too complex for me to understand.......... ..for instance
Germans work really hard then give money to support the rest of the lazy failed EU............


Jan Vanosnabrugge 26.08.2013 16:57

Germany and the US "hammer out a no spy pact" ?
Bloody ridiculous ,why does not she ( Merkel) just tell the Americans not to spy on them ? And start reducing relationships if they don't. You got to know who your friends are ?

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