According to a European media survey informationς που δημοσιεύθηκε την Κυριακή, η υπηρεσία πληροφοριών της Δανίας βοήθησε την Υπηρεσία Εθνικής Ασφάλειας των USA (NSA) να κατασκοπεύσει κορυφαίους Ευρωπαίους πολιτικούς, όπως την Γερμανίδα καγκελάριο Angela Merkel και τον Frank-Walter Steinmeier, according with Deutsche Welle.
The revelation that the US was spying on its allies first surfaced in 2013, but this time journalists were able to access reports revealing intelligence support Defenseof Denmark to the NSA.
According to the new poll, Peer Steinbrueck, the then candidate of the center-left party (SPD), was also a target.
Information about the extent of the espionage was passed on from sources to a group of Danish, Swedish and Norwegian broadcasters (DR, SVT and NRK respectively), as well as the French newspaper Le Monde, the German Sueddeutsche Zeitung, and German public service broadcasters. NDR and WDR.
Τι ρόλο έπαιξε η government της Δανίας;
The Danish government was well aware of the involvement of its country 's intelligence service in the NSA scandal since 2015.
The evidence obtained showed that the FE had aided the NSA in spying on high-level politicians in Sweden, Norway, the Netherlands, France, and Germany.
The Danish intelligence service also assisted the US spy agency in monitoring of the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, of the Ministry of Finance, and of a Danish arms manufacturer.
When the Danish government discovered the extent of cooperation between the two nations' intelligence services, it ordered the resignation of the entire FE leadership in 2020.