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Swedish prosecutor wants to question Assange in London

AFP
Published Feb 9, 2016, 4:44 pm IST
Updated Feb 9, 2016, 4:44 pm IST
The prosecutor is currently working on a renewed request to interview Julian Assange at Ecuador's embassy in London.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange speaks on the balcony of the Ecuadorean Embassy in London. (Photo: AP)
 Wikileaks founder Julian Assange speaks on the balcony of the Ecuadorean Embassy in London. (Photo: AP)

Stockholm: A Swedish prosecutor still aims to question Wikileaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian embassy in London over a rape allegation in Sweden, despite a UN report condemning Sweden for his "arbitrary detention".

"Concerning the report that was issued last week, I would like to state that it does not change my earlier assessments in the investigation," Marianne Ny said in a statement, adding she was "currently working on a renewed request to interview Julian Assange at Ecuador's embassy in London."

 

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