EU leaders furious over US spying claims

Published on October 24, 2013

A summit of European leaders has been overshadowed by accusations.

that the United States has run spying operations in France and Germany, including possibly bugging Chancellor Angela Merkel’s mobile phone.

Merkel says trust in the US has been shaken and needs to be re-built. A German delegation is expected in Washtingon next week to demand answers.