The U.K. government made an unprecedented threat to invade Ecuador's embassy if Assange is not handed over to them.
When Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño, in an angry and defiant response, released the written threats to the public, the U.K. government tried to walk back a bit and say it wasn´t a threat to invade the embassy (which is another country's sovereign territory). But what else can we possibly make of this ?:
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