US spying on Netanyahu communications: report

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the weekly cabinet meeting at the PM's office in Jerusalem, on December 27, 2015The United States continues to spy on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s communications despite promising to curtail the hacking of its allies, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. Contacted by AFP, the White House did not deny the report, which cites several serving and former US officials, but stressed the importance of its ongoing close ties with Israel. The Israeli embassy refused to comment.

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