UK rejects Ecuador request for diplomatic status for Assange, demands he ‘face justice’

The Wikileaks co-founder has been granted an Ecuadorian ID card, as a step towards ending his five-year confinement in Ecuador’s London embassy. The UK Foreign Office has refused a request from Ecuador to grant Assange diplomatic immunity. In a letter to us, the FCO stressed that it would not discuss the matter except to say that the case would only be resolved if Assange leaves the embassy and ‘faces justice’. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/8wmi

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