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Julian Assange says he will soon leave Ecuadorian Embassy
Julian Assange says he will soon leave Ecuadorian Embassy

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange suggested at a news conference Monday that he could soon be leaving the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, where he has been holed up for two years to avoid extradition to Sweden. Assange did not explain, however, under what circumstances he thought he could go. The 43-year-old Australian is said to be suffering from health problems. Asked about speculation that he might leave the embassy to seek medical treatment, he responded: "I can confirm that I am leaving the embassy soon" -- but perhaps not, he added, for the reasons given in British news reports. Assange refused to elaborate on the cryptic remark. His spokesman, Kristinn Hrafnsson, later...

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