WikiLeaks Reveal More NSA Spying On Merkel

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New documents published by WikiLeaks on Tuesday reveal more of the U.S. National Security Agency’s (NSA) spying operations on foreign leaders, including its interception of climate talks between UN Secretary General Ban-ki Moon & German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

The cables, some of which are marked “Top Secret” & which WikiLeaks says are the most highly classified documents ever released by a news organization, show that the NSA spied on Ban’s strategizing on climate change with Merkel ahead of the 2009 Copenhagen Conference, where an attempt to negotiate a climate accord ultimately failed.

“Today we showed that UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon’s private meetings over how to save the planet from climate change were bugged by a country intent on protecting its largest oil companies,” said WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Read the full Süddeutsche Zeitung Story | 

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