Danish and European media reported on Sunday that from 2012 to 2014, with the help of Danish intelligence services, Goo had cracked down on European politicians, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Danish public broadcaster Danmarks Radio (DR) reports that the US National Security Agency (NSA) has tapped into Danish telecommunication cables to spy on prominent officials and officials in Germany, Sweden, Germany and Sweden. Norway and France.
To achieve this, the NSA has benefited from intelligence cooperation with the Danish Military Intelligence Services FE.
The DR revealed the information after a joint investigation with Swedish channel SVT, Norwegian channel NRK, German channels NDR, WDR and newspapers. Sudduish Jaitang, As well as the French daily The world.
Danish Defense Minister Train Bramsen, who was appointed in June 2019, explained the case in August 2020, the DR said.
The Danish Ministry of Defense did not respond to questions from AFP, but Mr.To me “The systematic action of the Allies is not acceptable,” Bramsen told the DR.
It has not been confirmed that Denmark is aware that the United States is using its surveillance system to spy on its neighbors.
The DR said Angela Merkel, then-German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and then-opposition leader Pierre Steinbruck were among those who acted in the NSA Govt.
According to the DR, the NSA was able to access text messages, phone calls, and Internet traffic, including searches, chats, and messaging services.
The NSA gooing action was reported in an internal FE report codenamed “Operation Dunhammer” and submitted to FE management in May 2015, according to the DR.
DR said his information was verified by nine sources with access to classified information from the FE, and that their disclosure was confirmed independently by several other sources.
FEE or FE Director Lars Findsen has not yet commented on the revelation.
If this spy case is confirmed, then and during the Snowden affair, in 2013. An NSA employee became a whistleblower, Edward Snowden then exposed the existence of a surveillance system Global Communications and Internet campaign and especially the Chancellor’s cell phone targeting the Germans. Especially.
In November 2020, DR previously reported that the United States used Danish cables to spy on the Danish and European defense industries from 2012 to 2015.