Sweden: Date Set for Questioning of Assange in Rape Case

September 14, 2016 11:59 AM

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Swedish prosecutors say an Ecuadorian official will interrogate WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on their behalf next month in the South American country's embassy in London.

Assange is accused of rape in an investigation stemming from his visit to Sweden in 2010. He denies the allegations and avoided extradition from Britain in 2012 by seeking asylum at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.

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