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Russia: Government will investigate US espionage, says Mexican president00:46

Russia: Government will investigate US espionage, says Mexican president

Russian Federation, St. Petersburg
September 5, 2013 at 07:45 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russia: Government will investigate US espionage, says Mexican president

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto sat with an RT correspondent, Thursday, in St. Petersburg ahead of the 2013 G20 Summit to discuss the recent US espionage speculations that have surfaced in the world media.

After a Brazilian news program reported that the U.S. National Security Agency spied on Brazilian Prime Minister Dilma Rousseff and President Enrique Peña Nieto, monitoring e-mails, phone calls and text message, both countries have been taken with fury. Prime Minister Rousseff has so far cancelled her preparations to meet President Obama in the White House until an apology is publicized.

President Nieto said that corresponding action must take place if there was in fact a breach in international agreement or law, "Well, lets see. I think in regards to the issue of espionage and in regards to these types of issues, there have been distinct signals amid such speculations and other similar types of mediums that will clearly lead to an investigation by the government of Mexico. And if there have been actions outside international agreements and outside the law, there will be corresponding actions."

Russia: Government will investigate US espionage, says Mexican president00:46
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Russia: Government will investigate US espionage, says Mexican president

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto sat with an RT correspondent, Thursday, in St. Petersburg ahead of the 2013 G20 Summit to discuss the recent US espionage speculations that have surfaced in the world media.

After a Brazilian news program reported that the U.S. National Security Agency spied on Brazilian Prime Minister Dilma Rousseff and President Enrique Peña Nieto, monitoring e-mails, phone calls and text message, both countries have been taken with fury. Prime Minister Rousseff has so far cancelled her preparations to meet President Obama in the White House until an apology is publicized.

President Nieto said that corresponding action must take place if there was in fact a breach in international agreement or law, "Well, lets see. I think in regards to the issue of espionage and in regards to these types of issues, there have been distinct signals amid such speculations and other similar types of mediums that will clearly lead to an investigation by the government of Mexico. And if there have been actions outside international agreements and outside the law, there will be corresponding actions."

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