Brazil Asking the US To Explain Monitoring of Brazilian Emails and Phone Calls

Article published by O Globo on the surveillance was based on documents released by Edward Snowden


Brazil has requested clarifications from the US government about reports that its intelligence agencies monitored millions of emails and phone calls from Brazilian citizens.

The allegations were published on Saturday by O Globo newspaper.

They were based on documents disclosed by fugitive American intelligence analyst Edward Snowden.

Brazil received the reports "with deep concern," Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota in a statement.