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European Parliament to investigate reports of US spying

Thursday 4 July 2013 | 15:57 CET | News
The European Parliament has adopted a resolution to investigate the reports of US intelligence services spying on EU premises. The Civil Liberties Committee will conduct an "in-depth inquiry" into the US surveillance programmes and present its results by the end of this year. In the resolution, approved by 483 votes to 98 with 65 abstentions, MEPs expressed serious concern over PRISM and other surveillance programmes, strongly condemned spying on EU representations and called on the US authorities to provide them with full information on these allegations without further delay. Parliament

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