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'NSA eavesdropped 35 world leaders'

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US spies eavesdropped on the phone conversations of 35 world leaders after White House, Pentagon and State Department officials gave them the numbers, The Guardian reported Thursday. 

The National Security Agency (NSA) in Fort Meade, Maryland is pictured on May 31, 2006

A classified document provided by fugitive intelligence leaker Edward Snowden said the National Security Agency worked closely with the "customer" departments of the US government to secure the phone numbers of leading foreign politicians.

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