Ecuador says will let Sweden interview Assange in London

Ecuador has reached agreement to allow the Swedish government to interview WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, Quito said late Wednesday.

AFP| Updated: Aug 11, 2016, 13:08 PM IST

Quito: Ecuador has reached agreement to allow the Swedish government to interview WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, Quito said late Wednesday.

In a statement, the foreign ministry said a letter had been sent by the Ecuadoran government to set up a meeting with Swedish officials at Quito`s embassy in London, where Assange has been sheltering since June 2012.

The meeting is to take place "in the coming weeks," the statement said.