The conflict in Ukraine and us spying in the EU in Conflict with the values of the European Union, said the Vice-Chancellor, Minister of economy and energy and leader of the Social democratic party of Germany, Sigmar Gabriel in the publication, published on the last working day of the week in the newspaper.
"The EU stands for Western values: freedom, identity, the power of the people and the rule of law. These values are under threat in Ukraine in this, and because of terror of the " Islamic country ". We can protect our values is convincing only if We put ourselves high standards. Mass surveillance by the state security Agency of the USA is as unacceptable as the death penalty, the introduction of which is discussed in an EU member state - Hungary, " wrote Gabriel.
The Ukrainian authorities began in 2014 in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6 thousand people.
in mid-April in Germany started another spy scandal, when several German media said that the NSA used the technical capabilities of the Federal intelligence service (BND) of Germany for spying for politicians from France and Austria, as well as for major European corporations.
Regarding the development of the European Union in General, Gabrielle said, "we in the EU need more courage to (recognition - ed.) the different speed in cooperation. "" certain, most importantly France and Germany, are obliged to move forward, for example, in energy policies or in cooperation on economic and financial policy. Others are able to connect when they are ready for it, " the Vice-Chancellor.
"Germany and France are the motor of Europe," said Gabriel, adding that " we need more than in-depth work conducted under the auspices of the EU."
in mid-April, a number of German media said that the state security organization, the U.S. used the technical capabilities of the Federal intelligence service of Germany for spying for politicians from France and Austria, as well as for major European corporations.
The social democratic party of Germany demanded that Chancellor Angela Merkel until June 8 to submit a full list of objects for spying, filed by Americans. The story is about almost 400 thousand rooms, and among them are owned by European companies, public institutions, ministries and politicians. Details - in the plot of the Last news