The European aerospace group that calls itself “worried” press allegations that the German intelligence would have spied, will “request information” in Berlin.
The European aerospace group Airbus announced Thursday that he would file a complaint against X for espionage and had” requested information “in Berlin, according to press accusations that German intelligence (BND) would have spied for the US NSA.
By ensuring “not wanting to participate in speculation about the charges,” a spokesman told AFP in a email Airbus was “worried because there were concrete suspicions of industrial espionage” that the group had “requested information from the federal government,” German and he would “now file a complaint against X for suspicions of industrial espionage “.
The daily Bild had said Monday, on the basis of the 2008 and 2010 documents, that German intelligence service (BND) had tried to spy for EADS 2005 (now Airbus) and Eurocopter (now Airbus Helicopters) on behalf of the US Agency NSA.
These revelations, which were added Wednesday to political espionage aimed in particular the Presidency of the French Republic and the European Commission, embarrass the government of Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has always been a victim of its allies.
The Chancery was aware since 2008, under the first mandate Merkel, such practices involving corporations such as Airbus, but did not react to avoid offending Washington and jeopardize cooperation in the fight against terrorism, said Bild .