Julian Assange receiving a hug from his lawyer in the Ecuadorian embassy
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Ecuadorian president says embassy entry 'would be suicide' for UK

The Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa has said it would be 'suicide' for the United Kingdom to try to enter his country's embassy in London.

Speaking on state television about Ecuador's decision to grant asylum to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, Mr Correa said any such move would open up the UK to having its diplomatic missions around the world entered.

  • 21 Aug 2012
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