Julian Assange ‘considering’ testifying in US Russia meddling probe

The letter published by WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks on Wednesday posted on Twitter an image of the letter, which was signed by the committee's chairman, North Carolina Sen.

Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno has said that WikiLeaks' founder, Julian Assange, is free to leave the Ecuadorian Embassy in London any time, but only if Britain guarantees his safety.

His lawyer Jennifer Robinson has today confirmed Assange is "seriously considering" the the request but explained there would be caveats attached.

The U.S. committee's request comes at a time of growing speculation about Assange's future and his possible ejection from the embassy after six years. "We are seriously considering the offer but must ensure Mr Assange's protection is guaranteed".

The letter, from Richard Burr, chairman, and Mark Warner, vice-chairman, respectively of the panel, was sent on 1 August through the USA embassy in London.

Anderson expressed concern after the Ecuadorean embassy in London had revoked Assange's visitor privileges and Internet access, saying she was anxious about his health and well-being, The New York Post's Page Six reported.

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The Senate Intelligence Committee wants WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange to appear before them to testify regarding Russian election interference as part of their ongoing investigation, according to a letter shared by WikiLeaks' verified Twitter account.

He was granted asylum in 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden, where he was accused of sex crimes, allegations that were later dropped.

WikiLeaks famously published emails from the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and Clinton campaign chair John Podesta that were allegedly hacked by the Russian government.

Julian Assange, who has been holed up in the Knightsbridge residence since 2012, over fears he will be extradited to the United States to face prosecution over WikiLeaks' publication of leaked USA military and diplomatic documents.

The alleged interest comes amid an ongoing investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into alleged collusion between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russian Federation to help him secure a victory.

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