CNN—Government leaders weigh in on WikiLeaks document dump

Posted by Kendall Harmon

A day after the whistleblower site WikiLeaks began publishing details from a massive collection of confidential U.S. diplomatic documents, the chorus of criticism from government leaders grew louder Monday.

Top U.S. officials were quick to denounce the publication of the leaked documents Sunday. And the U.K.'s foreign office followed suit Monday, saying it condemned any release of classified documents.
"They can damage national security, are not in the national interest and, as the U.S. [has] said, may put lives at risk," the office said in a statement.

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