February 07, 2013 at 12:42
US official Victoria Nuland was recorded saying "Fuck the EU" while discussing the crisis in Ukraine with the US ambassador to the country. A recording of the tapped telephone conversation was posted online.
It comes as the EU and US are in talks to end months of unrest in Ukraine between the opposition, who want the country to become closer to the West, and the government who turned down a deal with the EU late last year under Russian pressure.
“Europe needs to just laugh about the American F-word. A bit of humour wouldn't go amiss in transatlantic relations" SPIEGEL Online