Scores of Ecuadorians have staged a protest rally outside the main government building in the nation’s capital of Quito to oppose a decision to let American military forces use an airstrip on the Galapagos Islands.
The Ecuadorian government has decided to hand over some of the belongings of the Australian press freedom activist Julian Assange to the United States more than a month after he was arrested in the country’s embassy in the British capital London.
Ecuador expelled Venezuela's ambassador to Quito on Thursday after a Venezuelan government minister called Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno a liar, and Venezuela reciprocated by ordering Ecuador's top diplomat to go home.
Ecuador has announced that Julian Assange will no longer be able to communicate to the outside world from the country’s embassy in London, where the Wikileaks founder has been taking refuge for the past six years.
Ecuador has granted citizenship to the founder of whistleblowing website WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, who has been holed up at the embassy of the South American country in the UK for five and a half years.
WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange, who has been confined to the premises of Ecuador’s Embassy in the UK for five and a half years, may have acquired citizenship from the Andean country as his name has reportedly appeared on an Ecuadorean government database of national identification numbers.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday held separate talks with his Zimbabwean counterpart, the vice -president of Ghana and the Ecuadorian president’s special envoy on a range of issues, including the latest efforts to strengthen bilateral ties.
The Ecuadorian government has criticized Sweden over the “serious lack of process” in dealing with the case of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who he has been confined for almost five years to Ecuador’s Embassy in London.