Assange 'split' Ecuador and Spain over Catalan independence

Assange 'split' Ecuador and Spain over Catalan independence
 

Julian Assange’s intervention on Catalan independence created a rift between the WikiLeaks founder and the Ecuadorian government, which has hosted Assange for nearly six years in its London embassy, the Guardian has learned.
Sources who spoke on condition of anonymity said Assange’s support for the separatists, including a meeting in November, led to a backlash from Spain, which in turn caused deep concern within Ecuador’s government.
While Assange’s role in the US presidential election has been an intense focus of US prosecutors, his involvement in Spanish politics appears to have caused... read more

 
16 May 2018 in World News, Views: 32
Source: Guardian
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