Prosecutors Confirm List of Questions to Assange to Be Ready in 2 Weeks

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The Swedish Prosecution Authority has confirmed it has compiled a list of questions in line with the legal case against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, but will take at least two weeks for them to be delivered, a source in the Prosecution Authority told Sputnik on Tuesday.

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"Yes, it is correct. The prosecutor doesn’t want to give any details, but she is currently working on it [questions to Assange]. She needs to compile the list of questions and then it needs to be translated into Spanish, that will be at least a couple of weeks," the source said.

The whistleblower has repeatedly expressed concern over his extradition to the United States by Stockholm that would follow his removal to Sweden.

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