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-- Fox News alert now breaking news on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange Ecuador.
Has granted assigned political silent you may have -- call he's been.
Hold up essentially in Ecuador's London embassy tried to avoid extradition to Sweden where he's facing.
Potential charges of sexual misconduct -- -- -- is Halloween -- he has more now live from London Greg what prompted that decision.
Well a lot of politics here but it took about an hour -- -- we're following the press conference from Ecuador.
They granted political asylum as expected to Julian Assange the notorious Wiki leaks.
Founder now he is as you noted holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy here in -- London.
We just heard from the foreign office here in the UK and they tell us off the record that it changes and nothing that they will move forward.
Against Julian Assange they will arrest -- the minute.
He stepped out of that embassy -- we are told.
-- will not allow him safe passage out of the country and there even bring up pay a little known all law that would allow them to actually entered the embassy grounds if they feel that they need to move -- at against him Ecuador has gotten very upset about that.
He is -- basically in breach of bail condition these faces that European arrest warrant on sexual misconduct chargers in Sweden.
And he has appealed it three times and he has lost to basically UK feels that it needs to move.
-- us -- courses -- -- -- in Washington and elsewhere for -- WikiLeaks release of thousands and thousands of classified documents regarding the state department of Defense Department actions and that is the contention of the -- his team backed -- as we've been listening to -- that in fact if he did get extradited to Sweden and then possibly he would move on to -- -- the United States and face charges there and may -- -- -- -- -- stern -- administration.
Against him in the US -- basically backs that -- USA it has has not said anything public -- -- that the -- saying that they will move there watching this very closely right now.
We have a stalemate and London still regarding the situation.
So Hillary is great he's he's essentially trapped inside that embassy in -- -- -- and his alternatives are he can either give himself up or he can try to secretly escaped somehow what are.
All London authorities might just go in there and grabbing the inside the embassy right.
Exactly there's a big police presence outside of outside of the embassy were waiting to see whether they would move when this decision was made -- they have not moved.
If he leaves again the police have said that they will move against him when he comes out of the embassy if it gets try to gets into.
That from the experts that I've been talking to they say that he could just hole up there for awhile longer that perhaps called the UK's bluff and continue this set this up political asylum within the embassy that embassy by the way across street from the first exclusive -- department store in nice -- in London Greg.
Well you can bet they're watching at least for now for the greatest -- we'll have to watch as well Greg -- out with a breaking news live -- -- -- --
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