Ecuador to make decision on Assange after Olympics – foreign minister
Ecuadorian foreign minister Ricardo Patino says the decision on whether to grant Julian Assange political asylum will be made after the Olympic Games and will not affect the Ecuador’s relations with Britain.
26 July, 2012
“We will make a decision that doesn't affect our relationship with Great Britain,” Patino noted. “It might be a decision that's different from the position of the government of Great Britain, but we will be prudent so as not to affect the situation over there right now.”