Media reports revive suspicions wiretapping done by intelligence units

September 1, 2014 4:38 PM

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Several media outlets reported on Monday that the US and Britain, as well as Germany, have carried out surveillance activities against Turkey for years, reviving and giving more weight to the arguments of Yakup Saygılı, a former police chief who was purged following the Dec. 17 and 25 corruption probes, who claimed that foreign intelligence services could be behind the corruption wiretaps.

According to the news reports appearing in the Turkish media, the German magazine Der Spiegel argued that the US's National Security Agency (NSA) and Britain spied on Turkey just as Germany did, in addition to having conducted espionage on Turkish soil, intensifying the allegations that the foreign ...

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