Germany Eyes Probe In Wake Of NSA's Merkel Phone Tapping

Law360, New York (October 28, 2013, 2:50 PM EDT) -- Allegations that the U.S. had bugged German Chancellor Angela Merkel's cellphone led German lawmakers on Monday to demand an investigation into the U.S.' spy program, while Spain condemned revelations of extensive phone monitoring.

Germany's parliament appeared poised to mount an investigation into the U.S.' surveillance activities after Andrea Nahles, a leader of the nation's Social Democratic Party, told German newspaper Bild that such an investigation was “inevitable” on Monday.

The developments come as Germany and Brazil are reportedly working with 19 other countries in the United...
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