Invitation to a press conference on the Assange case

Director of Public Prosecutions Marianne Ny and Chief Prosecutor Ingrid Isgren will hold a press conference on the continuation of the Assange case on 19 May 2017.

By 19 May at the latest, the prosecutors will submit a statement to the Stockholm District Court regarding the detention of Julian Assange. Julian Assange's lawyers have requested that the district court revoke the warrant of arrest. The prosecutors will hold the press conference to provide further details concerning how the case will proceed.

The press conference will take place on Friday 19 May from 12:00 to 13:30 at Polishuset, Stockholm, entrance Kungsholmsgatan 37. Entrance no earlier than 11.30. Include press ID or certificate from editorial staff.

Please note only accredited journalists can attend. Sign up at info@aklagare.se by Thursday 18 May at 14.00 at the latest.

The prosecutors' presentation will be interpreted from Swedish to English. There will be opportunities for group interviews after the presentation. Questions will also be interpreted from Swedish to English, and vice versa, if needed.

For further information about the case, see https://www.aklagare.se/nyheter-press/for-media/assangearendet/

Contact:

Press Service +46 10-562 50 20,

Annika Collin, Press Officer +46 10-562 50 15,

Karin Rosander, Director of Communications +46 10-562 50 10.

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