Original title: The United States assures Britain: If Assange is extradited, he can serve his sentence in Australia
Overseas Network, October 27, according to Reuters, a legal document published on the 27th local time shows that the United States has assured the United Kingdom that if the British side extradited WikiLeaks founder Assange to the United States, Assange will be able to Complete any sentence imposed on him by a U.S. court in Australia.
According to reports, the British court had previously made a ruling prohibiting the extradition of Assange to the United States, which triggered an appeal by the United States. Beginning on the 27th local time, the Supreme Court of London, UK, will conduct a two-day trial of this appeal. The lawyer representing the US government pointed out in a document submitted to the court that the US government has given assurances that it agreed to transfer Assange to Australia for any imprisonment penalty. (Overseas Net Li Meng)