Assange likely to remain in embassy pending U.S. Wikileaks probe

March 19, 2015 8:04 PM

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Assange likely to remain in embassy pending U.S. Wikileaks probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is likely to remain at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London where he has taken refuge as long as U.S. authorities pursue a criminal investigation of his anti-secrecy group, one of his lawyers said.

Speculation rose that he might leave the embassy after Swedish authorities last week offered to question him there over allegations of sexual misconduct, dropping their insistence that he go to Stockholm for questioning about a 2010 incident.

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