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Julian Assange will be granted asylum, says official | The Guardian

Ecuador’s president Rafael Correa has agreed to give the WikiLeaks founder asylum, according to an official in Quito

by Irene Caselli in Quito

Ecuador’s president, Rafael Correa, has agreed to grant Julian Assange asylum, officials within Ecuador’s government have said. The WikiLeaks founder has been holed up at Ecuador’s London embassy since 19 June, when he officially requested political asylum.

“Ecuador will grant asylum to Julian Assange,” said an official in the Ecuadorean capital, Quito, who is familiar with the government discussions.

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