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Wed Aug 22, 2012, 11:29 AM

Australia: Sweden Unlikely to Extradite Assange to US

... Foreign Minister Bob Carr said Australia could not get involved in cases outside its jurisdiction but that Stockholm had indicated the former hacker was unlikely to be sent to the United States.

"It's not a subject for Australian diplomacy, it's a subject for consular support," he told the Australian Financial Review.

"We have sought assurances from Sweden (that) due processes will be accorded.

"And the Swedes have said they don't extradite anyone if there's a capital offence or it's a matter to do with military or intelligence" ...


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