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US-European spying: reaction to Snowden EU bug claims

5 July 2013 Last updated at 13:57 BST

Relations between the US and some European countries have been strained after whistleblower Edward Snowden claimed Americans bugged EU offices and monitored millions of European phone calls and emails.

The row has soured the atmosphere in the build-up to major EU-US trade talks, which start next week.

David Thompson reports from Strasbourg on reaction to how the claims will affect relations between two of the world's biggest power blocs.

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