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Turkey 'alarm' over UK spying claims

A diplomatic row has begun over newspaper reports that Britain spied on foreign diplomats attending two G20 summits in London four years ago.

Both Turkey and Russia have reacted angrily at the claims made by The Guardian, and the Turkish government has demanded an immediate explanation from the British ambassador in Ankara.

BBC security correspondent Gordon Corera reports.

  • 17 Jun 2013
  • From the section UK
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