Brazil: At the G20 Summit, Obama Promises Brazil Explanations for US Espionage Activity

Posted on September 7, 2013 • Filed under: Brazil, United States

On September 6, 2013, Globo reported that in wake of the G20 summit, President Obama promised the President of Brazil and Mexico that the US will “continue working” to explain the concern about US espionage and the working of the NSA. The Brazilian government has requested for some time now a formally written explanation for the allegations imposed. Reports show that millions of e-mails and phone calls of Brazilians were monitored, as well as the Embassy of Brazil in Washington DC and Brazilian representation of the UN in New York. A Brazilian magazine, “Epoca” revealed that the US spied on Brazilian and other countries about approving sanctions against Iran. Other Latin American countries have been monitored by the US, including Argentina and Colombia. Read Article

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