Police outside the Ecuadorean embassy in London
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Julian Assange expected to make statement

Julian Assange is expected to make a public statement later on the diplomatic row that has engulfed him since being granted asylum by Ecuador.

Wikileaks says its founder is to speak outside the Ecuadorean embassy in London, where he has been since June.

He faces extradition to Sweden over sexual assault claims, which he denies.

The BBC's Andrew Plant reports from outside the embassy where crowds have gathered throughout the morning.

  • 19 Aug 2012
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