CBS Atlanta-President Barack Obama sought Wednesday to reassure Europeans outraged over U.S. surveillance programs that his government isn’t sifting through their emails or eavesdropping on their telephone calls. He acknowledged that the programs haven’t always worked as intended, saying “we had to tighten them up.”
According to USATODAY.com,
Obama landed in Stockholm early Wednesday morning and will have meetings with Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt and King Carl XVI Gustaf.
The U.S. president and Reinfeldt will hold a brief news conference, during which Syria will very likely surface as a topic.
Obama has called for limited military action against Syria, saying the government used chemical weapons on opponents. He spoke to U.S. congressional leaders about his plans Tuesday and will take a similar message this week to the G-20 summit of nations in St. Petersburg, Russia.
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