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Ecuador, Sweden reach deal that could allow Julian Assange to be questioned

December 23, 2015

Five years after Julian Assange was accused of rape in Sweden, Ecuador and Sweden have reached an agreement that would allow him to be interrogated by Swedish officials at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.

The WikiLeaks founder has been holed up at the embassyfor more than three years to avoid extradition to Sweden, where prosecutors want to question him about the rape allegation.

Assange, an Australian, has not been charged and has denied the rape claim. Ecuador granted him political asylum in 2012.

Full story on CNN

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