'Secrets Must Remain Secret' German Intelligence Coordinator on NSA and Media Leaks

In a SPIEGEL interview, Chancellor Angela Merkel's Chief of Staff Peter Altmaier speaks of mistakes made by German intelligence, leaks of confidential information in Berlin and German timidity in the face of US spying.
German intelligence coordinator Peter Altmaier: "The public has a right to learn about mistakes and legal violations."

German intelligence coordinator Peter Altmaier: "The public has a right to learn about mistakes and legal violations."

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