Wikileaks says will appeal Assange extradition

FILE PHOTO: Logo of the Wikileaks website is pictured on a smartphone in Tokyo

LONDON (Reuters) - Wikileaks said Julian Assange would appeal his extradition from Britain to the United States.

"Today is not the end of the fight. It is only the beginning of a new legal battle. We will appeal through the legal system," a statement posted on the Wikileaks Twitter accounts said.

(Reporting by Farouq Suleiman and William James; Editing by Kate Holton)

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