France: Alleged NSA Spying on Presidents ‘Unacceptable'

French President Francois Hollande called alleged spying by the National Security Agency on him and two predecessors "unacceptable” on Wednesday, NBC News reported. "France will not tolerate actions that threaten its security and the protection of its interests," Hollande's office said in a statement as he held an emergency meeting with top ministers and army commanders to discuss the claims made in WikiLeaks documents. The U.S. ambassador to France was also summoned to the French Foreign Ministry. U.S. National Security Council spokesman Ned Price said in a statement Tuesday evening that the U.S. is "not targeting and will not target the communications of President Hollande." Price did not address claims that the U.S. had previously eavesdropped on Hollande or his predecessors, Nicolas Sarkozy or Jacques Chirac.

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