'That's Just Not Done' Merkel Comments on Spying Allegations

German Chancellor Angela Merkel broke her silence Thursday over German allegations that US intelligence agencies tapped her cell phone. Upon arriving at an EU summit in Brussels, Merkel told reporters that the trust between Germany and the US "now has to be built anew."
While leading coalition talks, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is also having to deal with accusations that American intelligence eavesdropped on her mobile phone.

While leading coalition talks, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is also having to deal with accusations that American intelligence eavesdropped on her mobile phone.

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chw -- with wires