The information that the National Security Agency used the cooperation between Denmark and the United States to intercept senior politicians in Sweden, Norway and Germany, among others, was discussed in the German-French Cabinet on Monday.
Frankrix President Emmanuel Macron He called for “full transparency” about what happened, in a press conference he held with the chancellor after the cabinet.
“It is unacceptable among allies, let alone among European allies and partners,” Macron said at the press conference regarding the information. the world He added that he expected answers from both the United States and Denmark.
Angela Merkel supported the president, who said that she “can only agree,” writes Agence France-Presse.
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg was also asked about the revelation at a press conference on Monday afternoon. It was clear that NATO was not interested in dealing with this issue.
I am aware of these reports and also know that the countries concerned are also working to bring all the facts to the table. NATO as an organization does not participate. Jens Stoltenberg said at the press conference that I expect relevant countries to be able to address this issue.
The information in the revelation is taken from the secret Danish report “Dunhammer”, which was carried out by the Danish security service.
The Danish government has it He did not comment on the information directly. Danish Minister of Defense, Tren Bramsen (S), who read the Dunhammer report in August of last year, made a public statement on Radio Denmark.
“As is well known, the government cannot engage in speculation about intelligence-related matters, from the media or elsewhere. Intelligence issues are discussed in the relevant committees in Parliament. I can say in general terms that this government has the same position as the previous prime minister (Editor’s note) Hailey Thorning-Schmidt (voiced in 2013 and 2014 – the systematic interception of close allies is unacceptable, “she wrote in an email to Dr.