US spied on French Presidents - WikiLeaks

24 Jun 2015 | By Siripriya

According to WikiLeaks' recent claims, the US National Security Agency (NSA) spied on French Presidents Jacques Chirac, Nicolas Sarkozy and Francois Hollande in 2006 -12.

One file (dated 2012) talks of Mr Hollande and Greece's possible exit from the eurozone; another from 2011 cites Sarkozy's determination to resume peace talks between Israel and Palestine minus America.

France's Liberation newspaper published the WikiLeaks.

In context: Shameful secrets exposed by WikiLeaks

Dec 2006WikiLeaks: an organization dedicated to transparency

WikiLeaks is a not-for-profit media organisation which disseminates original documents from anonymous sources and leakers.

WikiLeaks works in close conjunction with a select group of news organizations to "analyze, redact and release" the cables.

Julian Assange was one of the first members of WikiLeaks and is now cited as its founder.

Leaking its way to glory

The WikiLeaks website published its first document in December 2006 and adds 10,000 pages every day. It has 5 full-time workers (none of them are paid) and 800 occasional contributors.
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