Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Vatican denies knowledge of NSA eavesdropping

A German delegation of intelligence officials arrive in Washington for talks at the White House. The meeting follows claims the U.S. monitored Chancellor Angelea Merkel's mobile. But just hours before new reports surfaced about the National Security Agency hacking into more communications. The UN said it had received assurances from the U.S. but did not say whether the organisation had been spied on in the past. (SOUNDBITE) (English) MARTIN NESIRKY, SPOKESPERSON FOR THE UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL, SAYING: "I understand that the U.S. authorities have given assurances that United Nations communications are not and will not be monitored." The NSA denied that it had targetted the Vatican and the Roman Catholic Church said it had no knowledge that the NSA had eavesdropped on phone calls. But still visitors to the Vatican were outraged at the possibility of a spiritual leader being bugged. (SOUNDBITE) (Italian) ITALIAN PILGRIM, EMANUELE C

© DailyMotion -

Comment on this article!
To post a comment, we encourage you to become a member of® or log in if you are already a member. You can still post your commentwithout registering, but you will need to fill your personal information each time.

Become a member (free)   |   Log in

Postings are subject to the terms and conditions of®. Before submitting your message , you must read the Terms and conditions of® and agree to them by checking the box below.
Your name:
  I have read and agree to the Terms and conditions of®.
Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter