Germany accused of spying on the IAEA, the OSCE and the government of Austria
The Federal intelligence service of Germany has been spying on communication networks of the International atomic energy Agency (IAEA), the Organization for security and cooperation in Europe (OSCE), foreign diplomatic missions and the Austrian industrial enterprises. It is reported by the magazine Profil.
According to the journalists, they received information about activities of the German intelligence service in Austria since the late 1990-ies. All the surveillance was exposed nearly two thousand objects, including ministries, departments, universities, mosques and non-governmental organizations.
According to the publication, since the early 2000s, Germany started to follow the networks of foreign diplomatic missions, the IAEA, the OSCE, the UN office on drugs and crime and other organizations. It is noted that special attention was paid to the foreign version of the Austrian press Agency.
The Austrian side refused to review the publication, citing a lack of authority.