US intelligence chief leaves Germany due to spy row

AFP PHOTO / DPA / SOEREN STACHE

The US national flag is displayed outside the building of the US embassy (R) as the Brandenburg Gate (L) reflects on a window in Berlin, on July 11, 2014.

The U.S. official is reportedly being responsible for activities of U.S. intelligence in Germany for about a year.


The representative of U.S. intelligence agencies in Germany has left Berlin, fulfilling a request from the German government for him to leave as consequence of a U.S. spy row, German media reported on Thursday.

Citing government sources, Spiegel Online said the station chief of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) had gone on Thursday. Shortly after his departure, the U.S. Embassy in Berlin informed the German government.

The U.S. intelligence chief is reportedly being responsible for activit...


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