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UN Reminds the US it is Illegal To Spy on Diplomats

United Nations officials on Monday reacted to the latest leaks about U.S. National Security Agency spying with a reminder to the Obama administration of its legal obligation to respect the “inviolability” of diplomatic missions on U.S. soil.

The German news magazine Der Spiegel reported over the weekend that the NSA, already under fire for reported intelligence gathering on private phone calls and emails around the world, had also infiltrated the U.N. video-conferencing network to eavesdrop on diplomatic missions in New York.

Source: LA Times. Read full article. (link)

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  • Goldwin Smith||

    Which countries don't spy on diplomats?

    And why doesn't the UN respond to this by leaving New York and expelling the US? Oh wait....

  • Sevo||

    It's unconstitutional to spy on US citizens, too, but that's not stopping the twerp in the white house.

  • ant1sthenes||

    It's not illegal when the president anyone in USG does it.