Ecuador contends that it has entered into an agreement with Sweden that could lead to the questioning of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has found refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London when he faces rape allegations Sweden.
According to the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of countries of South America, the agreement facilitates “judicial procedures such as examination of Mr. Assange.”
In August, prosecutors dropped the allegations of sexual misconduct against less serious weighing the 44-year Australian. However, they still want to question him about allegations of rape allegedly committed during a stay in Sweden in 2010.
Julian Assange has avoided extradition to Sweden seeking asylum at the Ecuadorian embassy in London in 2012. He denies the allegations made by two women, and believes that his extradition to Sweden would be just a first step and then do deported to the United States to try him on the activities of WikiLeaks, which published secret government documents.