Berlin expels local CIA chief in espionage case

(AGI) - Berlin, July 10 - The German government has ordered thehead of the CIA station in Germany to leave the country,following the discovery of two German intelligence agentsaccused of being paid by Washington. The news was announced bythe government's spokesman, Steffen Seibert, who said "we haveasked the representative of the U.S. intelligence agencies inGermany to leave the country." The decision is rather unusualbetween NATO allies. The case came to light last Fridayfollowing the arrest of a German secret agent who admittedunder interrogation that he had given Washington documents andsecret

(AGI) - Berlin, July 10 - The German government has ordered thehead of the CIA station in Germany to leave the country,following the discovery of two German intelligence agentsaccused of being paid by Washington. The news was announced bythe government's spokesman, Steffen Seibert, who said "we haveasked the representative of the U.S. intelligence agencies inGermany to leave the country." The decision is rather unusualbetween NATO allies. The case came to light last Fridayfollowing the arrest of a German secret agent who admittedunder interrogation that he had given Washington documents andsecret information on Germany's investigation of the NSAscandal. . .