WikiLeaks whistleblower apologises

US soldier Bradley Manning, who was convicted of handing state secrets to WikiLeaks, has told his court martial: "I'm sorry I hurt people. I'm sorry that I hurt the United States. He added: "I'm apologising for the unexpected results of my actions."

Bradley Manning apologises for hurting the US

US Private Bradley Manning has apologised for his actions Credit: Reuters

US Private Bradley Manning has apologised for his actions and hurting the United States during the sentencing phase of his court martial for handing state secrets to WikiLeaks.

During the sentencing, the whistleblower said: "I'm sorry I hurt people. I'm sorry that I hurt the United States. I'm apologising for the unexpected results of my actions. The last three years have been a learning experience for me."