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Snowden signs agreement with German Green Party MP
On Sunday, Wikileaks uploaded 4 silent videos where Edward Snowden and Green Party MP Hans Christian Ströbele together sign a document. Snowden has agreed to testify as an expert witness if possible for an investigation of NSA espionage in Germany.
Sunday, 3 November 2013, 20:20 GMT
On Thursday 31st October NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden met with German Green Party MP Hans-Christian Ströbele regarding being a witness for a possible investigation into NSA spying in Germany.
There is large public support in Germany for an official investigation into the lengths of US spying there, which includes the tapping of German chancellor Angela Merkel’s phone. These revelations are based on documents provided by Snowden to journalists and mean that he is well-placed to be an expert witness for such an investigation.
Ströbele, who has been publicly calling for the German government to launch this investigation, travelled to Moscow where Snowden has been since gaining temporary asylum in Russia, to see if he would be able to participate in such an investigation.
At the meeting Snowden signed a letter stating that he would be willing to be an expert witness in Germany if circumstances allowed.
Also in attendance at the meeting were WikiLeaks journalist Sarah Harrison, who escorted Snowden from Hong Kong to Moscow, Georg Mascolo, ex-editor of German magazine Der Spiegel, and John Goetz from Süddeutsche-Zeitung.
From: http://wlcentral.org/node/2904 where you'll find 4 silent videos of the meeting, including one where Snowden and Ströbele sign the letter.
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