Report: German intelligence spied on Israeli PM
German weekly news magazine Der Spiegel reports that the German Federal Intelligence Service has been spying on Israel, the U.S. State Department, the U.S. Air Force, the International Monetary Fund, NASA and the Austrian Interior Ministry, among others.
The German Federal Intelligence Service, BND, has been spying on Israel, particularly on the Prime Minister’s Office, in recent years, according to a report Saturday in German weekly news magazine Der Spiegel.
This comes after Germany’s vocal opposition to “spying among friends,” which followed the release of the Edward Snowden report that revealed that the U.S. had been spying on allies, including German chancellor Angela Merkel.
According to the Der Spiegel report, the Germans also spied on the U.S. State Department, the American Air Force, the International Monetary Fund, NASA, the Austrian Interior Ministry, the Belgian Interior Ministry, the British Defense Ministry, various U.N. bodies, and the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries.
The report did not address when or how the spying took place, what its purposes were or whether it was successful.
Three years ago, it was revealed that the
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