“My interpretation of that letter is that they (prosecutors) will announce that the case ceased entirely, or removing some of the charges,” Thompson told the New York Times in reference to the letter in which they summoned Diallo.
“If they were not to drop the charges, they wouldn’t need to meet with her,” he said.
Strauss-Kahn, who has pleaded guilty to all charges against him, has to attend on Tuesday to the court in New York, which bears his case, the prosecutor Cyrus Vance will say how he intends to proceed.
Unless there is a delay in Tuesday’s hearing, there are two main options of outcome: prosecutors may tell the judge they plan to pursue the case or request to withdraw the charges. If a motion is rejected and the judge accepts it, the former director of the IMF could return immediately to France.