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WikiLeaks Implies It Is Set To Release Wiretapped Communications Of Merkel

WikiLeaks implied in a tweet Monday that it is set to “publish many [Central Intelligence Agency] or [National Security Agency] intercepts” of German Chancellor Angela Merkel ahead of her visit to the U.S.

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“Terrified talk in US national security circles that WikiLeaks is going to publish many CIA or NSA intercepts of Merkel tonight or tomorrow,” WikiLeaks tweeted. This release would come a week after WikiLeaks published internal CIA documents about the agency’s hacking operations.

WikiLeaks has previously released documents showing that the NSA bugged a meeting between Merkel and then-U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon. Der Spiegel also reported in 2013 that the NSA targeted Merkel’s cellphone.

Merkel was scheduled to meet with President Trump on Tuesday. However, a snow storm has moved the visit to Friday.