VP and Transatlantic Relations Program Frances G. Burwell is quoted by Agence France-Presse on what the Ukraine crisis means for concerns regarding the NSA ahead of talks between President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel:

The director of the transatlantic relations programme at the Atlantic Council in Washington, Frances Burwell, said the US administration would be foolish to think Merkel or the German public had forgotten the NSA issue.

“I would expect that while Ukraine has made clear the need for the US and Europe to work very closely together and overcome the differences that we see on the NSA, it is still necessary to address these issues and to work towards a resolution,” Burwell said.

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