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Italy Summons U.S. Ambassador over Reports NSA Spied on Prime Minister

HeadlineFeb 24, 2016

Italy has summoned its U.S. ambassador after reports the National Security Agency tapped the phones of former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and his aides in 2011. Italy said it wanted “specific clarifications” after Italian news outlets, citing WikiLeaks, reported on the spying.

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