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Spain summons US ambassador over spy reports
« on: October 25, 2013, 09:43:15 AM »
Via Yahoo News: http://news.yahoo.com/spain-summons-us-ambassador-over-spy-reports-132628441.html

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Brussels (AFP) - Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Friday he would call in the US ambassador to Madrid to explain reports of American spying on the country, a close ally of Washington.

"We do not have evidence that Spain has been spied on ... but we are calling in the ambassador to get information," Rajoy said after an EU summit dominated by the growing scandal over US intelligence activities in supposedly friendly countries.

Spanish media reports said the US National Security Agency had spied on several members of the government and politicians, including former Socialist prime minister Rodriguez Zapatero.

Germany called in the US ambassador to Berlin earlier this week after reports the Chancellor Angela Merkel's mobile phone had been tapped.

"Spying between friends, that's just not done," Merkel said.

The 28 European Union leaders earlier approved a statement which said they valued the relationship with the United States but it had to based on trust and confidence, especially in intelligence matters.

France and Germany are to lead efforts to reach a new understanding with Washington by the end of this year.

Rajoy said that for the moment, Spain would not join Berlin and Paris in this effort and reiterated that intelligence issues were the responsibility of national governments, not of the EU.

Seriously? How many more countries your administration going to PO this week?
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Re: Spain summons US ambassador over spy reports
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2013, 10:58:52 PM »
Via Yahoo News: http://news.yahoo.com/spain-summons-us-ambassador-over-spy-reports-132628441.html

Seriously? How many more countries your administration going to PO this week?

How many more ya got?

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Re: Spain summons US ambassador over spy reports
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2013, 11:06:06 PM »
Buck on The Real News (The Blaze) is a former CIA agent and they went through the list on the show today, our position in the world now is we are pretty much alone.  O was more than willing to give money to Egypt with the MB in charge, with the MB neutered he has withdrawn money - but it didn't matter since Saudi Arabia stepped up BIG TIME and there is signs all over now saying courtesy of Saudi Arabia.......  so now the Egyptians hate us and love SA.  Everyone in the Middle East is angry that O is making nice with Iran.  Our position in Europe is just as tenuous right now and South America as well.


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