Denmark’s Prime Minister said her country has strong ties with its allies, including France and Germany, die it doesn’t need to take it back after the country reportedly helped the United States spy on European leaders more than seven years ago.
“I don’t think it was properly shown, that it is necessary die To restore relations with France or Germany. We have a constant dialogue, also in the secret service, “said Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen on Wednesday.
On Sunday the Danish national broadcaster DR reported that the Danish Defense Intelligence Service, in Denmark known by the acronym FE, carried out an internal investigation in 2014 as to whether die US National Security Agency used their collaboration with the Danes to die Danes spy on neighboring countries.
The investigation showed that die National Security Agency senior figures and political officials in Bugged Germany, France, Sweden and Norway.
Frederiksen added that they have “stories of intelligence work, die in appear to the media, not commented on “.
Frederiksen, die An SPD minority government has led since 2019, said that it could only repeat what the then Prime Minister said: “There must be no systematic surveillance of allies.” At the time of the alleged wiretapping, Denmark had a social democratic government led by Helle Thorning-Schmidt.
According to the Danish national broadcaster DR made possible die alleged link between the US and Denmark of the NSA to obtain data using politicians’ phone numbers as search criteria.
DR reported that its report was based on interviews with nine unnamed sources, die everyone should have access to confidential information of the Danish Defense Intelligence Service. The military authority is said to have helped the NSA from 2012 to 2014.
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