July 27th, 2010
01:22 PM ET
4 years ago

Obama dismisses Afghan report leak after Hill leader meeting

Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama said Tuesday that he is "concerned about the disclosure of sensitive information" about the U.S. mission in Afghanistan by the whistle-blower website WikiLeaks.

But the documents included in the disclosure don't shed much new light on the war, he asserted.

The administration has been critical of the decision by WikiLeaks to publish what it said are about 76,000 U.S. military and diplomatic reports about Afghanistan filed from 2004 to January 2010.

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