Julian Assange

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 6th December 2018.

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Photo of Derek Thomas Derek Thomas Conservative, St Ives

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what the Government's policy is on providing Julian Assange with safe passage to Ecuador.

Photo of Alan Duncan Alan Duncan Minister of State

We have been clear that when Mr Assange leaves the Ecuadorean Embassy, all UK legal processes would need to be completed before he could leave the country. Mr Assange understands that the only way to resolve this issue is to leave the Embassy to face UK justice. No-one is above the law.

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