WikiLeaks' Assange says to leave Ecuador embassy, accept arrest if loses U.N. case

February 4, 2016 4:56 AM

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SYDNEY WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where he took refuge in June 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden, and accept arrest on Friday if a UN panel investigating his case rules against him, he said in a statement.

Assange, 44, is wanted in Sweden for questioning over allegations of rape in 2010 which the Australian denies.

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