Get out of my broom cupboard, Ecuador's Prez tells Assange

www.theregister.co.uk | 7/27/2018 | Staff
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The president of Ecuador has told Julian Assange he wants him the **** out of his broom cupboard and on the British streets to face the music.

Lenin Moreno, the recently elected head of the South American state, said he had spoken to the British government about the evidently unwanted Australian-born squatter, who has been hiding in the Ecuadorean embassy in London since 2012.

Government - Spokesman - Sky - News - Assange

A British government spokesman told Sky News that Assange was not a topic of discussion during Moreno's most recent visit to Blighty. At a recent event in Madrid, the Ecuadorean president was quoted as saying: "I have never been in favour of Mr Assange's activity."

Assange, who used to run the American-state-secrets-blabbing WikiLeaks website, has been cowering inside the embassy over fears that he might be kidnapped and sent to America, where various governmental figures want to either imprison or execute him over his publication of stolen American diplomatic cables and other information.

Asylum - Embassy - Knightsbridge - Ecuador - Government

His asylum at the embassy in Knightsbridge, granted by Ecuador's previous government, has cost the country somewhere in excess of $5m in security alone. Earlier this year embassy staff got fed up with the cupboard-dwelling WikiLeaker's...
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