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  • Ecuador says UK has given ‘guarantees’ for Assange to leave embassy

    Lenín Moreno said Ecuador has received written assurances UK would not extradite Assange to face death penalty

    Ecuador has received written assurances from the UK government that it would not to extradite Julian Assange to any country where he would face the death penalty, the country’s president, Lenín Moreno, has said.

    In a live radio interview on Thursday, Moreno said that the WikiLeaks founder now had sufficient guarantees to leave Ecuador’s embassy in the UK, where he has lived under asylum...


  • Ecuador: Enough UK guarantees for Assange to leave embassy...

    QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador's president has ramped up pressure on Julian Assange to leave his country's embassy in London, saying that Britain had provided sufficient guarantees that the WikiLeaks founder won't be extradited to face the death penalty abroad. Lenin Moreno's comments in a radio interview Thursday suggest that months of quiet diplomacy between the U.K. and Ecuador to resolve Assange's situation is bearing fruit at a time when questions are swirling about the former Australian...


  • Ecuador: Enough UK guarantees for Assange to leave embassy

    QUITO, Ecuador (AP) - Ecuador's president says Britain has provided sufficient guarantees for Julian Assange to leave his government's embassy in London, where the WikiLeaks founder has been living under asylum since 2012. Lenin Moreno said in a radio interview Thursday said his government had received written assurances from the ...