The Latest: Ny: Assange still vulnerable if he enters Sweden

The Latest on Swedish prosecutor ending investigation of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange (all times local):

11:45 a.m.

Sweden's top prosecutor says "costs were not a reason for putting down the investigation" of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.

Marianne Ny told a news conference: "When we investigate serious crimes, we do not consider the costs."

In a written statement, officials said: "According to Swedish legislation, a criminal investigation is to be conducted as quickly as possible. At the point when a prosecutor has exhausted the possibilities to continue the investigation, the prosecutor is obliged to discontinue the investigation.

"At this point, all possibilities to conduct the investigation are exhausted."



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