Julian Assange: Ecuador says latest talks on release failed


Ecuador says the country’s latest efforts to negotiate the departure of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from its London embassy have failed

Foreign minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa said the UK was unwilling to take part in talks about his release.

A UK Foreign Office spokesman said Mr Assange should “leave the embassy to face justice”.

Maun 9iMr Assange, 46, has been staying at the country’s London embassy since 2012 where he was granted political asylum.

Last week, the arrest warrant against him was upheld meaning as soon as he leaves the embassy he will be detained.

Ecuador’s foreign minister…

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