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Ecuador President grants political asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

Aug 20, 2014    

Mexico CityEcuador's President Rafael Correa on Wednesday confirmed his countrys decision to grant political asylum to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who has been living at the Ecuadorian embassy in London for the past two years.This could be resolved tomorrow if the United Kingdom gives him safe conduct, Correa was quoted as saying on Tuesday by Mexico's state-run Notimex news agency, referring to the pass Assange would need to leave the embassy without being arrested to face extradition.Assange told a press conference on Monday that he will be leaving the embassy soon after media reported...

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