'I Would Rather Wait' Merkel Remains Mum on NSA Spying

Despite intense political pressure, German Chancellor Angela Merkel offered no new details on the extent of NSA surveillance activities in Germany during a Friday press conference. She told reporters that her government is applying "appropriate pressure" on the Obama administration.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel during her press conference on Friday: "We are applying the appropriate pressure."

German Chancellor Angela Merkel during her press conference on Friday: "We are applying the appropriate pressure."

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Photo Gallery: Timeline of the NSA Spying Scandal
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Photo Gallery: Timeline of the NSA Spying Scandal

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