This is not a new statement, no:Here's one recent article from CNET:
UFO caught on video? Skeptics weigh in on weird footage
Does that mean they asked for a statement for this new article, in regard to this new video? It certainly sounds like so, instead of it being some earlier more generic statement dropped to this context. That would be yet another denial that the DoD has released anything.
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