NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Sweden has dropped the rape investigation against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.

Moments after the announcement Friday, the 45-year-old tweeted a photo of himself smiling.

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He’s accused of sex crimes against two women during a visit to Sweden in 2010.

Prosecutors say the investigation could still be reopened if he returns to Sweden by 2020, which is when the statute of limitations ends.

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In 2012, Assange took refuge in Ecuador’s embassy in London because he feared if he was arrested he’d be extradited to the U.S. where he’s wanted for espionage for allegedly releasing top-secret files to the public.