The German

Ministry of Defense

confirmed the interception of an internal conversation between Air Force officers, but could not say whether changes had been made to the original version before publication.

This was reported by the spokeswoman of the ministry in a comment to the German Press Agency in Berlin, writes n-tv.

"According to our assessment, a conversation in the Air Force was intercepted. At this time, we cannot say with certainty whether changes have been made to the recorded or written version that is distributed on social networks," said the spokeswoman of the German Ministry of Defense.

It will be recalled that the German military intelligence is investigating the incident with the dissemination by means of propaganda of the alleged conversation of high-ranking officers of the Bundeswehr regarding the possibility of using Taurus long-range missiles in Ukraine.

This was stated by German Chancellor Olaf Scholz during his visit to the Vatican. 

Scholz called the message "a very serious matter" and promised a quick investigation

.