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Julian Assange seeks political asylum in Ecuador

2y ago
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On Tuesday, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange sought political asylum at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, UK. At a press conference today in Quito, the foreign minister said to the media that the government is evaluating the request and looking into the rules of international law. Back in 2010 the country offered the whistleblower citizenship, but why is Assange seeking to depart to Ecuador now? RT America's Web Producer Andrew Blake helps us answer some of these pressing questions. Like us and/or follow us: http://twitter.com/RT_America http://www.facebook.com/RTAmerica