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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been released from Britain’s Belmarsh prison and flown to Australia. He reportedly made a deal with the US authorities. Julian Assange was released from the British high-security Belmarsh prison and taken to the airport, from where he flew to Australia. This was reported by the company WikiLeaks, founded by him, in the social network X. “Julian Assange is free. He left prison ... on the morning of 24 June after spending 1,901 days there. The High Court in London released him on bail and released him in the afternoon at Stansted Airport, where he boarded a plane to leave the UK,” the statement said. Earlier it was reported that Assange had reached a deal with the US authorities. He will plead guilty to a single charge, namely conspiracy to obtain and disclose national defense information. In return, he will be sentenced to the 62 months already served in a British prison, allowing him to remain free. He is expected to go on trial in Saipan, a US Pacific territory, on Wednesday morning. The US charges against Assange are related to one of the largest leaks of classified information in American history. According to investigators, since late 2009, Assange conspired with Chelsea Manning, a military intelligence analyst and activist, to publish on WikiLeaks tens of thousands of reports on the war in Afghanistan, the fighting in Iraq and data on prisoners in the Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba. He faced up to 175 years in prison under the combined articles. Assange has been in the British prison of Belmarsh since April 2019, from where he has been contesting extradition to the US. Before that, he spent another 7 years in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, which granted him political asylum.