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Germany: Commission into NSA - BND cooperation hears witness statements01:31

Germany: Commission into NSA - BND cooperation hears witness statements

Germany, Berlin
May 8, 2015 at 02:28 GMT +00:00 · Published

Christian Flisek, a member of the parliamentarian commission investigating the alleged cooperation between NSA and German Federal Intelligence Service (BND), assured that after witness testimonies the commission found; 'revelations of the cooperation between organisations originated from the Snowden's disclosures in summer 2013', in Berlin on Thursday.

Flisek also expressed his lack of understanding as to why no "complete inventory of all projected search terms" was elaborated but a "random sample of 2000 search terms".

Another member of the Member of the investigative commission Konstantin von Notz accused the BND witnesses of giving ambiguous information. Von Notz also reminded that German Chancellor Angela Merkel has not given any explanation yet regarding the scandal "as she promised".

Germany: Commission into NSA - BND cooperation hears witness statements01:31
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Christian Flisek, a member of the parliamentarian commission investigating the alleged cooperation between NSA and German Federal Intelligence Service (BND), assured that after witness testimonies the commission found; 'revelations of the cooperation between organisations originated from the Snowden's disclosures in summer 2013', in Berlin on Thursday.

Flisek also expressed his lack of understanding as to why no "complete inventory of all projected search terms" was elaborated but a "random sample of 2000 search terms".

Another member of the Member of the investigative commission Konstantin von Notz accused the BND witnesses of giving ambiguous information. Von Notz also reminded that German Chancellor Angela Merkel has not given any explanation yet regarding the scandal "as she promised".

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