Surveillance

Top German Social Democrat Lawmaker Wants "No Spy" Accord With US

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A top lawmaker in Germany's governing coalition is pressing for the completion of a "no-spy" agreement with the United States, insisting that failure would be unacceptable.

Germany announced in August that Berlin and Washington would negotiate an agreement not to spy on each other after revelations about U.S. National Security Agency surveillance caused widespread unease — later compounded by allegations that the U.S. monitored Chancellor Angela Merkel's cellphone.

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