US must work to repair relations after spy claims, says French PM

French President Francois Hollande speaks during a meeting with parliamentarians after revelations of US spying on French presidents, at the Elysee Palace in Paris, on June 24, 2015The United States must “do everything in its power” to repair relations after reports emerged that it spied on French President Francois Hollande and two of his predecessors, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said Wednesday. “The US should recognise not only the danger that such actions represent for our freedom, but should also do everything in its power — and quickly — to repair the damage they have done to relations… between the United States and France,” Valls told parliament. France earlier summoned the US ambassador to complain about the “unacceptable” spying that was apparently revealed in leaked documents.

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