The United States National Security Agency’s (NSA) wayward behavior is the first step to the country losing its credibility on the global stage, Martin Schulz a prominent German lawmaker and the president of the European Parliament told CNBC.
“The government and officials have no control over the secret services,” he told CNBC. “We should discuss with our American friends that this is not necessary, that we should have trust for each other.”
Schulz said that the secret agency had no right to spy on the German Chancellor Angela Merkel, adding that the U.S. needed to answer why it undertook the operation.
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