Julian Assange will be questioned at Ecuador's London embassy on Oct.17, the Swedish Prosecution Authority announced on Wednesday.
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- Interview in London.
- Ready to interview suspect in London embassy.
The Swedish prosecutors in the Assange case held a press conference in Stockholm on Wednesday to answer questions, as Sweden's flagship investigative programme Uppdrag Granskning promises to reveal more details of the case tonight.
- Sex crime allegations from 2010.
An investigative TV programme will tonight say Sweden's prosecutors missed their chance to question Julian Assange in Sweden, and that he could be extradited to the USA. The Swedish prosecutor in the Assange case will hold a press conference at 2pm Swedish time.
- Allegations from 2010.
Swedish prosecutors will be allowed access to Ecuador’s embassy in London to interview Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who has been there since 2012.
British Foreign Minister Philip Hammond dismissed the UN report that stated Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been "arbitrarily detained" in Ecuador's embassy in London.
- United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention.
A United Nations panel said on Friday that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been "arbitrarily detained" by Sweden and the UK during his three-year stay at the Ecuadorian embassy in London.
- "Arbitrary detention" claims.
A United Nations panel investigating WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's alleged "unlawful detention" has ruled in his favor, the BBC reports, though the panel's report is not due to be made public until tomorrow. The Swedish foreign ministry also confirmed this information for news agency TT.
- Latest in back-and-forth between Sweden and Ecuador.
Ecuador's authorities have proposed to question Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, themselves, on behalf of the Swedish prosecutor, and has asked for a list of the questions that the Swedish prosecutor wants to pose.
- Ecuadorean embassy in London.
British police officers have been removed from the Ecuadorean Embassy where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has sought refuge since June 2012.
- Can be questioned next year.
Sweden may soon have a legal agreement with Ecuador that makes it possible for a Swedish prosecutor to cross-examine rape suspect and Wikileaks-founder Julian Assange.
- On Monday.
Swedish officials will have a first meeting with their Ecuadorian counterparts in Stockholm in an attempt to come up with a way for Swedish prosecutors to question WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, news agency AFP reports.
- "It's unacceptable that they haven't made any efforts to interrogate Julian Assange in London for such a long time."(2:37 min)Statute of limitation expires.
Sweden will drop the investigation of Julian Assange regarding suspected sexual molestation and unlawful coercion, as the statute of limitation expired on Thursday, the Swedish Prosecution Authority says in a press release.
- As a condition of questioning.
Sweden's government would be forced to break the law if it were to meet the conditions Ecuador has set for Swedish prosecutors to question Julian Assange.
- "The application should have been sent in earlier."
Ecuador believes it's Sweden's fault that it is taking so long to organize the questioning of Wikileaks mastermind Julian Assange over sex crime allegations, according to Swedish Radio News.