White House: Cameron phone calls 'not monitored'

The PM's communications "have not, are not and will not" be monitored, said the US Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

David Cameron's phone has been not tapped by US intelligence agencies, the White House said amid claims that other European leaders' communications were monitored.

White House National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden told the BBC: "I can confirm that his communications have not, are not and will not be monitored by the US."

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