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Kim Dotcom: Swedish Claims Against Assange Are CIA Spy Op to Get Him to US

© AP Photo / John StillwellIn this Aug. 18, 2014, file photo, Ecuador's Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino, left, and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange speak during a news conference inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.
In this Aug. 18, 2014, file photo, Ecuador's Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino, left, and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange speak during a news conference inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. - Sputnik International
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Swedish media previously stated that the country's prosecution is considering resuming a probe against Assange, meaning that Stockholm may request the extradition of the whistleblower, who was stripped of asylum at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London and arrested earlier this week.

Notorious internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom has slammed the rape allegations against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Commenting on the case against the whistleblower, Dotcom stated that the whole Swedish case that forced Assange to seek asylum in London in the first place was a "spy op" to get him to the US.

The comment comes just a day after over 70 UK MPs signed a letter urging authorities to prioritise Sweden's extradition request over that of the US if Stockholm appeals to London.

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Since 2012, Julian Assange had been residing in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London to avoid extradition to Sweden, where he faced a probe over allegations of sexual assault. Assange has denied those allegations and called them politically motivated, stressing they were pressed soon after the classified US docs were leaked in order to extradite him to the US.

A cat named 'James' wearing a collar and tie looks out of the window of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London on November 14, 2016 where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was being questioned over a rape allegation against him. - Sputnik International
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Swedish police dropped the investigation in 2017, but Assange remained wary of being handed over to the United States, where he could face 5 years of imprisonment for conspiring to hack classified US government information. The classified documents, published on WikiLeaks exposed abuses of power committed by US military forces in Afghanistan, Iraq, and at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp.

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