UK authorities threatened to “assault” the Ecuadorian Embassy if it doesn't hand over Julian Assange, the country’s foreign minister said. During a news conference, Ricardo Patino said Ecuador will soon announce its decision on Assange’s asylum bid.
Ecuador received a "direct" threat from the British authorities that they are prepared to storm the Ecuadorian Embassy in London and arrest Julian Assange. Ricardo Patino said the "written threat", an aide memoire, was delivered to Ecuador's Foreign Ministry and ambassador in London.
Remind me again London? What do you stand for when your ego isn't being stroked? Perhaps you're just a fair weather friend and always have been. So be it.