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Husband of Outed CIA Operative Calls Indictment 'Sad Day for America'

The husband of outed CIA operative Valerie Plame, Ambassador Joseph Wilson, says the indictment of vice presidential aide, Lewis Libby, is a sad day for America.

In a statement read Friday by Mr. Wilson's attorney, the diplomat said the leaked revelation of his wife's identity in 2003 was harmful to the nation.

Mr. Wilson said he feels his family was attacked because he, in his words, spoke the truth about the events that led the United States to war.

Mr. Wilson underscored that the day is not a day to celebrate, because when indictments are delivered to the front door of the White House, the Office of the President is defiled.

The former ambassador said he is confident justice will be served.

He commended Special Counsel Patrick Fitzgerald for his professionalism, diligence and courage.