The Berlin police are investigating this violation and have launched an investigation into the matter.
Berlin police are investigating after details of an upcoming visit by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to the German capital were leaked to the press.
According to Politico, a Berlin police officer shared confidential details of the planned operation, resulting in a breach of secrecy, the Berlin police said. Zelenskiy’s trip became public on Wednesday, when a Berlin police spokesman confirmed the visit would take place, prompting the news to be picked up by national and international outlets.
The Berlin police said they only confirmed ongoing preparations for the trip and did not provide any information that would jeopardize the state visit. The Berlin police are investigating this violation and have launched an investigation into the matter.
Zelensky’s visit to Germany – details
It was reported that the visit of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to Germany should take place on May 13. But the leak of classified security policy information has angered Ukrainian government officials, who are now considering canceling the trip. Ukrainian officials are said to be seriously disappointed by the deliberate release of confidential information and have criticized the process as irresponsible, which could call into question a possible visit by the Ukrainian president.