EPA 2012-06-20 01:56:50 Julian Assange seeks asylum in the Ecuador Embassy in London
British police officers stand outside the Ecuadorean embassy where Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange has sought political asylum, London, Britain on late 19 June 2012. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has requested asylum in Ecuador, the South American country's Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino said. 'Ecuador is assessing and evaluating this request,' Patino said. Patino told a press conference in Quito that Assange is currently sheltered in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, which WikiLeaks confirmed on a social media website. EPA/FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA
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