Thursday, June 29, 2017

Arrest of WikiLeak’s Assange a ‘priority’: US Attorney General

21 April 2017
Arrest of WikiLeak's Assange a 'priority': US Attorney General
The US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has called the arrest of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange a “priority”.

It’s reported that the US Department of Justice is preparing to file charges against Assange as he remains holed up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.

Talking to reporters in Texas, Sessions said: “This is a matter that’s gone beyond anything I’m aware of. We have professionals that have been in the security business of the United States for many years that are shocked by the number of leaks and some of them are quite serious.”

Our US Correspondent Simon Marks reports