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WikiLeaks releases documents it says shows NSA eavesdropped on the last 3 French presidents

  • FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013 file photo, a supporter of WikiLeaks protests outside the U.S. Embassy in London. WikiLeaks has published documents it says shows the U.S. National Security Agency eavesdropped on the last three French presidents. There was no immediate confirmation of the accuracy of the documents released by French daily newspaper Liberation and investigative website Mediapart late on Tuesday, June 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

    FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013 file photo, a supporter of WikiLeaks protests outside the U.S. Embassy in London. WikiLeaks has published documents it says shows the U.S. National Security Agency eavesdropped on the last three French presidents. There was no immediate confirmation of the accuracy of the documents released by French daily newspaper Liberation and investigative website Mediapart late on Tuesday, June 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)  (The Associated Press)

  • FILE - In this June 22, 2015, file photo, French President Francois Hollande speaks during a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels. WikiLeaks published documents late Tuesday, June 23, 2015, that it says show the U.S. National Security Agency eavesdropped on the last three French presidents, Hollande, Nicolas Sarkozy and Jacques Chirac, releasing material which appeared to capture officials in Paris talking candidly about Greece's economy, relations with Germany — and, ironically, American espionage. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)

    FILE - In this June 22, 2015, file photo, French President Francois Hollande speaks during a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels. WikiLeaks published documents late Tuesday, June 23, 2015, that it says show the U.S. National Security Agency eavesdropped on the last three French presidents, Hollande, Nicolas Sarkozy and Jacques Chirac, releasing material which appeared to capture officials in Paris talking candidly about Greece's economy, relations with Germany — and, ironically, American espionage. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)  (The Associated Press)

  • FILE - In this March 24, 2015, file photo, former French President and conservative party UMP leader Nicolas Sarkozy attends a meeting in Asnieres, outside Paris, France. WikiLeaks published documents late Tuesday, June 23, 2015, that it says show the U.S. National Security Agency eavesdropped on the last three French presidents, Francois Hollande, Sarkozy and Jacques Chirac, releasing material which appeared to capture officials in Paris talking candidly about Greece's economy, relations with Germany — and, ironically, American espionage.  (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)

    FILE - In this March 24, 2015, file photo, former French President and conservative party UMP leader Nicolas Sarkozy attends a meeting in Asnieres, outside Paris, France. WikiLeaks published documents late Tuesday, June 23, 2015, that it says show the U.S. National Security Agency eavesdropped on the last three French presidents, Francois Hollande, Sarkozy and Jacques Chirac, releasing material which appeared to capture officials in Paris talking candidly about Greece's economy, relations with Germany — and, ironically, American espionage. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)  (The Associated Press)

WikiLeaks has published documents it says shows the U.S. National Security Agency eavesdropped on the last three French presidents.

There was no immediate confirmation of the accuracy of the documents released by French daily newspaper Liberation and investigative website Mediapart late Tuesday.

WikiLeaks spokesman Kristinn Hrafnsson said he was confident the documents were authentic, noting that WikiLeaks previous mass disclosures have proven to be accurate.

Allies have long spied on each other as well as sharing intelligence.

There was no immediate comment from the White House or the offices of French President Francois Hollande or his predecessors, Nicolas Sarkozy and Jacques Chirac, reportedly targeted by the eavesdropping.

European allies were indignant at Edward Snowden's earlier revelations of widespread NSA surveillance of national leaders.