Ambassador of Ecuador Carlos Abad meets Minister Hugo Swire at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office
15 de Marzo de 2016 - 07h42
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“At the meeting with Minister Hugo Swire, I made it clear that Ecuador wishes to resolve the situation of Julian Assange, within a framework of respect for the United Nation’s International System of Human Rights. I expressed our concern, shared by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, that to act in contravention of the UN resolution on the Julian Assange case sets a negative precedent within the international community.
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I was also able to clarify that Ecuador has not stood in the way of the judicial proceedings requested by the Swedish prosecutor who, for her part, has not yet complied with the standard procedures for international judicial cooperation outlined in the recently signed bilateral agreement between Sweden and Ecuador”.