A former Minister in Iceland reveals the FBI contacted him in an attempt to frame whistle-blower, Julian Assange

The Julian Assange does not seem to be going away anytime soon that's if it's ever going to with this recent revelation by a high Polotical figure in the Icelandic government exposing the FBI for attempting to taint the whistle-blower.
Ögmundur Jonasson, a former Minister in Iceland reveals the FBI reached out to him in an attempt to frame whistle-blower, Julian Assange.

Ögmundur Jonasson who is currently the Chairman of the Parliament’s Constitutional and Supervisory Committee and a representative to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe reveals the FBI came to him under a cover of technical assistance after the US authority told him in June 2011 that hackers were trying to destroy software systems in the country. 

The authorities said there was an 'imminent attack' on Iceland's government databases and that the FBI would send agents to investigate which kinda spooked him and heightens his doubt about the intentions of the FBI.

Ögmundur Jonasson said:
'I was suspicious, well aware that a helping hand might easily become a manipulating hand!'  
He said it was only when a 'planeload' of FBI agents arrived in August that he realized the true reason for their (FBI) proposed assistance to the Icelandic authority.
The former minister claims the FBI was seeking Iceland's 'cooperation in what I understood as an operation set up to frame Julian Assange and WikiLeaks.'

At that point, he told the FBI to leave Iceland.
'Since they had not been authorized by the Icelandic authorities to carry out police work in Iceland, and since a crack-down on WikiLeaks was no on my agenda, I ordered that all cooperation with them be promptly terminated.'  
'I also made it clear they should cease all activities in Iceland immediately.' 
Ögmundur Jonasson said he also made it clear that when it came to picking a side, he was Team Assange. 
'I also made it clear at the time that if I had to take sides with either WikiLeaks or the FBI or CIA, I would have no difficulty in choosing: I would be on the side of WikiLeaks.'
The former minister said he believes its 'very important' that whistleblowers are protected, saying: 'We owe a lot to Edward Snowden. We owe a lot to Assange. We owe a lot to WikiLeaks.'
'I look at what [Assange] stands for and that is where I side with him; his endeavors to open the secret world of the military and of power-politics.'

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