Video: EU says distrust of US on spying may harm terror fight

Friday, 25 October 2013 - 19:51


EU leaders meeting in Brussels say distrust of the US over spying could harm the fight against terrorism.


A statement agreed by the leaders says that "a lack of trust could prejudice" intelligence-gathering co-operation.


France and Germany are pushing for talks with the US to find a new "understanding" by the years end.


A number of allegations against US intelligence agents have surfaced this week, including the bugging of German Chancellor Angela Merkels phone.


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