MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The inquiry was set up after revelations of former NSA contractor Edward Snowden exposed the US global surveillance scheme.
RELEASE: 90 Gigabytes of exhibits and other information from inside Germany's ongoing #BND-#NSA inquiry #NSAUA https://t.co/ZTj4iImeNC pic.twitter.com/nQFsetrJDY— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) December 1, 2016
30 November 2016, 18:12 GMT
"The collection contains early agreements between the BND and the NSA and internal processes at the BND, but also more recent details on the close collaboration between the two agencies … A number of the documents show how intelligence agencies find ways to work around their own government," WikiLeaks said in a statement.
"This substantial body of evidence proves that the inquiry has been using documents from Mr. Snowden and yet it has been too cowardly to permit him to testify. Germany can not take a leadership role within the EU if its' own parliamentary processes are subservient to the wishes of a non EU state," WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said.