Assange tried to create 'centre for spying' inside embassy: Ecuador President
Monday, 15 April 2019 () London: Ecuadoran President Lenin Moreno on Sunday defended his decision to overturn Julian Assange's asylum status, claiming in an interview with the Guardian newspaper that the WikiLeaks founder had tried to set up a "centre for spying" in Ecuador's London embassy. "It is unfortunate that, from our territory and with the permission of authorities of the previous government, facilities have been provided within the Ecuadoran embassy in London to interfere in processes of other states," Moreno said. "We cannot allow our house, the house that opened its doors, to become a centre for spying," added Moreno, who was elected in 2017. "Our decision is...
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested on Thursday in London after Ecuador president Lenin Moreno withdrew its offer of asylum in its embassy in the... The Wrap Also reported by •TechCrunch •SBS •Deutsche Welle •Reuters •Firstpost
Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno has accused Julian Assange of trying to set up a "centre for spying" in the London embassy to "interfere" in other countries. SBS Also reported by •WorldNews •Myjoyonline