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WikiLeaks soldier Bradley Manning apologises for hurting the United States

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WikiLeaks soldier Bradley Manning apologises for hurting the United States

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Bradley Manning, the American soldier accused of passing on classified US government documents to WikiLeaks, has apologised for hurting his country.

Speaking at the sentencing hearing following his conviction on espionage and 20 other charges he also said he was sorry for the unexpected results of his actions.

Manning faces up to 90 years in prison for providing more than 700,000 documents, battle videos and diplomatic cables to WikiLeaks.