Islamabad : Pakistani authorities on Thursday said the country has formally lodged a protest with the US over reports of spying in the country.  According to the American media reports, declassified documents have revealed that the US National Security Agency (NSA) had been spying on Pakistan’s former ruling Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) in 2010.

“Pakistan has noted with concern recent media reports indicating that it is among the countries subject to surveillance by US government departments,” the Pakistani foreign ministry said in a statement.

“The US Embassy in Islamabad was conveyed today (Thursday) that such an action against Pakistani government departments or other organisations, entities and individuals is not in accord with international law and recognized diplomatic conduct,” accordingto IANS

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