France and Mexico Angry With N.S.A.
By Brandon Cottrell
Impunity Watch Reporter, North America
WASHINGTON, D.C., United States – As U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in France today, Le Monde, an authoritative newspaper, published a report based on the secret documents leaked by Edward Snowden. It is expected that France’s Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius will discuss this issue with Kerry during his visit.
Adding already to the previous disclosures of the N.S.A’s worldwide surveillances in Germany, England. Brazil, and Mexico, today’s report stated that the N.S.A. recorded over 70 million digital communications in France over the span of one month. It is believed that businesses, officials, and terror suspects were specifically targeted.
France’s American Ambassador, Charles Rivkin, stated that, “These kinds of practices between partners are totally unacceptable and we must be assured that they are no longer being implemented.” Additionally Manuel Valls, France’s Interior Minister, called today’s report “shocking” and that it “will require explanation.” Continue reading