Tag: Francois Hollande

Merkel and Hollande to discuss European communication network avoiding U.S.

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BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday she would talk to French President Francois Hollande about building up a European communication network to avoid emails and other data passing through the United States. Merkel, who visits France

Europe agrees to hold espionage meetings in tandem with U.S. free-trade talks

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BERLIN — European countries agreed Wednesday that talks on a free-trade deal with the United States should start in parallel with discussions about NSA surveillance — addressing concerns raised by France. French President Francois Hollande insisted after meeting German Chancellor