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19th Jan 2017

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Europe has 'no leverage' against US spying

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has spoken against suspending EU-US trade talks to force the US to rethink its spying programmes. "We have no leverage to force the US to change its mind. In my talks with them I am counting on the power of our arguments," she said.

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