Belgium launches investigation into German and U.S. spying

Belgium has begun an investigation into reports that German and U.S. intelligence agencies spied on Belgian targets, the Belgian Justice Ministry said on Friday. Belgian media said on Friday Germany’s BND intelligence agency and the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) had intercepted communications from Belgium and other countries. “Following these revelations the Belgian security agency has started an investigation to see whether Belgian targets were in fact the subject of these alleged spying activities,” a spokeswoman for the Justice Ministry said.

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