▲ Up
 
05:26 04-09-2015
MAIN АКИpress CA-News
About us On-line subscription
KazakhstanTajikistanUzbekistanKyrgyzstanTurkmenistanMongoliaWorld
POLITICSBUSINESSINCIDENTSSOCIETYCULTURESPORTANALYSISSCIENCE
Turkey calls German ambassador over spying claims

Bishkek (AKIpress) - mfa Turkey's Foreign Ministry says the German ambassador has been summoned for talks over reports that Germany's foreign intelligence agency had eavesdropped on conversations between officials in the U.S. and Turkey, both NATO allies.

German magazine Der Spiegel reported Saturday that the agency, known by its German acronym BND, had listened to calls made by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his predecessor Hillary Clinton, the AP reports.

It also cited a confidential 2009 BND document listing Turkey as a target for German intelligence gathering.

A Foreign Ministry official said Monday the ambassador was summoned to "discuss" the report.

The official did not provide details, saying an announcement would be made after the meeting. He spoke on condition of anonymity because of government rules that bar officials from speaking to reporters.


Twitterfacebookprint
17:00 18.08.2014
LATEST NEWS
17:59 Bangkok’s delegation to stay in Mongolia until September 617:54 PM Sariyev slams heads of electricity distribution companies for increase in electricity losses17:48 52 kg of melons and grapes exported from Uzbekistan burnt in Kaliningrad17:24 New Labor Code of Kazakhstan under development17:17 Kyrgyzstan to import 600 million kWh of electricity from neighboring states17:14 Czech Republic aims to expand cooperation with Mongolia17:08 Guatemala president offers to quit as bribery arrest looms17:07 Uzbekistan still #76 at FIFA rankings16:50 Agriculture Ministry of Mongolia set to stabilize domestic flour product supply and prices16:45 ADB to approve partnership strategy with Tajikistan by 201616:42 Candidates having problems with law should not gain seats in Parliament – PM16:36 Chairwoman of Kyrgyzstan's Supreme Court holds bilateral meetings with her counterparts from SCO states16:33 PM Sariyev speaks for government structure reforms to make it small and effective16:25 Former Osh mayor excluded from list of candidates for Parliament16:13 Soyuz spacecraft with 3 ISS crew members makes manoeuvre to avoid collision with space junk16:11 Two flights from Moscow to Tajikistan delayed as fire breaks out in Domodedovo Airport16:08 PM Sariyev urges political parties failing to win seats in Parliament not to stir up public16:07 Mongolian Minister of Sports meets President of Chinese Olympic Committee16:00 Confusion and chaos as migrants pour into Budapest train station15:46 Elbegdorj attends Parade for 70th anniversary of Liberation War in China
Astana
° C
Ashgabat
° C
Bishkek
° C
Dushanbe
° C
Tashkent
° C
exchange rates
 
72.79
64.53
10.19
0.97
272.07
241.15
37.95
3.61
6.85
6.26
1.01
0.12
2710.18
2512.73
405.44
50.01
3.93
3.50
0.55
0.05

© AKIpress News Agency - 2001-2015. All rights reserved
Republication of any material is prohibited without a written agreement with AKIpress News Agency. Any citation must be accompanied by a hyperlink to www.akipress.com.
Our address:
Moskovskaya str. 189, Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic
e-mail: english@akipress.org, akipressenglish@gmail.com;
Tel/Fax: +996(312)90-07-75