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NSA Tapped German Ex-Chancellor Gerhard Schröder's Phone: Report

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BERLIN, GERMANY - JANUARY 30: A laptop computer featuring a sticker reading 'National Security Agency Monitored Device' belonging to Laura Poitras, documentary filmmaker and allegedly one of only two people with the full archives of the global surveillance disclosure initiated by former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden, is seen at the Transmediale festival for art and digital culture on January 30, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. The festival and year-round project is an attemp | Adam Berry via Getty Images

US intelligence agencies began monitoring the mobile phone of the German chancellor more than 10 years ago when Gerhard Schröder was leader, according to German media.

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