U.S Ambassador to France Charles H. Rivkin, stands as the U.S .national anthem is played aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower in Marseille, southern France. Le Monde newspaper said Monday that documents leaked by Edward Snowden show that the U.S. National Security Agency swept up 70.3 million French phone records in a 30-day period. The French government has summoned the Rivkin to explain why the Americans spied on one of their closest allies.
U.S Ambassador to France Charles H. Rivkin, stands as the U.S .national anthem is played aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower in Marseille, southern France. Le Monde newspaper said Monday that documents leaked by Edward Snowden show that the U.S. National Security Agency swept up 70.3 million French phone records in a 30-day period. The French government has summoned the Rivkin to explain why the Americans spied on one of their closest allies.
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published Monday, October 21st, 2013
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PARIS — The U.S. National Security Agency swept up 70.3 million French telephone records in a 30-day period, according to a newspaper report Monday that offered new details of the massive scope of a surveillance operation that has angered some of the country's closest allies.

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