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Hello Fox News alert now breaking news on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange Ecuador.
Has granted assigned political asylum you may have a call he's been holed up essentially in Ecuador's London embassy tried to avoid extradition to Sweden where he's facing.
Potential charges of sexual misconduct -- now cot is -- -- he has more now live from London Greg what prompted that decision.
Well a lot of politics here but it took about an hour -- Greg 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 it Julian Assange they will arrest and the minute.
He stepped out of that embassy who we are told.
-- will not allow him safe passage out of the country and there even bring up 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 and Ecuador has.
A 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 -- loss -- basically UK feels that it needs to move.
-- us -- courses -- notorious in in Washington and elsewhere for -- WikiLeaks release of thousands and thousands of classified documents regarding State Department Defense Department actions and that is the contention -- -- -- -- -- 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 -- -- US has -- there has not said -- public -- -- that the UK saying that they will move there watching this very -- right now.
We have a stalemate in London still regarding the situation.
So in other -- great he's he's essentially trapped inside that embassy in London and his alternatives -- he can -- give himself up or he can try to secretly escaped somehow what are.
All London authorities might just go in there and grab him 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 -- into.
Car that from the experts that I've been talking -- they say that he could just -- up there for awhile longer that perhaps call the UK's bluff and continue this set this up political asylum within the embassy that -- by the way across street from the first exclusive -- department store in -- -- in London -- Well you can bet they're watching at least for now for the greatest skate we'll have to watch as well Greg -- -- with a breaking news live battle won -- -- -- --
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