Obama speaks with Merkel after spy row: US official

US President Barack Obama Tuesday spoke to Chancellor Angela Merkel for the first time since a row over US spying prompted Germany to ask the CIA station chief in Berlin to go home.

AFP| Last Updated: Jul 16, 2014, 04:56 AM IST

Washington: US President Barack Obama Tuesday spoke to Chancellor Angela Merkel for the first time since a row over US spying prompted Germany to ask the CIA station chief in Berlin to go home.
Ben Rhodes, a US deputy national security advisor, said on Twitter that the two leaders discussed "Ukraine, Iran and US-German cooperation."