Axar.az
UP
24 August 2019


Assange wont be extradited to countries with death penalty

Home page World
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

The founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, will not be extradited to any country that has the death penalty, Deputy Foreign Minister of the United Kingdom Alan Duncan said.

Axar.az reports citing British media that Duncan spoke at a press conference following a meeting with Ecuador’s Foreign Minister Jose Valencia in Quito.

"The founder of WikiLeaks will not be extradited to any country where the death penalty is applied. Two countries (Great Britain and Ecuador - ed.) agreed on this," Duncan said.

Notably, on April 11, 2019 Julian Assange, who was hiding in the Embassy of Ecuador in London, was detained at the request of the United States. A court in London found him guilty of violating bail conditions and sentenced him to 11 months in prison. The US authorities reported in late May that Assange was facing new charges in 17 episodes of violation of the law on espionage and disclosure of classified information.

Date
2019.07.16 / 15:13
Author
Axar.az
Comments
See also

Trump meet with Macron

Macron: I will call on G7 partners to de-escalate trade disputes

Turkey begins 'Operation Claw 3' in Kurdistan

3 Russian warplanes launched air raids on Kabina axis

British consulate employee released from detention

Adrian Darya changes the route to Turkey

N. Korea fires 2 missiles for the US talks

Hong Kong's human chain protest against extradition bill - Video

Syrian army takes towns in northwest that rebels held for years

EU piles pressure on Brazil over Amazon fires

Latest
 
Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla
ArxivBağla