Ecuador will maintain international protection for Julian Assange

Palacio de Najas
Palacio de Najas

Quito, February 6, 2018

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Human Mobility informs that the Government of Ecuador will maintain international protection for the citizen, Julian Assange, as long as the danger to his life persists. This decision is adopted in accordance with the constitutional mandate of the defense of human rights and international treaties on this matter signed by Ecuador.

The Government also, reiterates that it maintains the best relations with the United Kingdom and that efforts will be maintained to find a satisfactory solution for the two countries and respectful of human rights.