The leak of classified US documents will not affect plans for further assistance to Kiev, Washington intends to continue to provide it “for as long as necessary,” John Kirby, the White House National Security Council’s strategic communications coordinator, said on Monday.
“As for your question about whether this leak affected our plans to provide assistance to Ukraine, the answer is no. It will continue for as long as necessary,” Kirby said during a briefing at the White House site.
Earlier, the media wrote that the Pentagon was investigating a leak on the social network of materials describing the state of the Ukrainian troops and the plans of the United States and NATO to strengthen them. The New York Times noted that the documents, dated early March, are allegedly distributed in “Russian pro-government Telegram channels.”
It was alleged that more than 100 documents could get into the Internet, the damage from what happened is estimated as significant. The Pentagon has already told that they are studying information about the leak. Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov, answering a question about the leak, said that the Russian Federation had no doubts that the United States and NATO were directly or indirectly involved in the conflict.