German Intelligence Spied on Benjamin Netanyahu – Report

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the weekly cabinet meeting in his Jerusalem office on March 27, 2016

The Times of Israel reports:

Germany’s Federal Intelligence Service (BND) has been spying on Israel in recent years, specifically the Prime Minister’s Office, German newspaper Der Spiegel reported Saturday.

The report noted that other targets of the BND included the US State Department, the British Defense Ministry, NASA, the US Air Force, and the interior ministries of Austria and Belgium.

There were no further details on the alleged information collected from Israel, or when the reported espionage took place.

In October the German government was put on the defensive after reports surfaced that the BND spied on the United States and other allies.

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