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"Assange strongly denies any wrongdoing.
Mark Stephens, his London-based lawyer, has described the allegations as "false and without basis", adding that they amount to persecution as part of a cynical smear campaign.
Nonetheless, the Swedes appear determined to force Assange back to Sweden for questioning. .. "Julian Assange has never been charged by Swedish prosecutors. He is formally wanted as a witness," Stephens told...."
Obviously, if a warrant by interpol has been issued.