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escudoPRESS RELEASE

REGARDING JUDICIAL COOPERATION BETWEEN ECUADOR AND SWEDEN

In view of several press articles appeared recently, related to the Assange case, the Embassy of Ecuador in Sweden expresses the following:

i. The request for judicial assistance from the Swedish prosecution was received in Stockholm, via Ministry of Justice, at the Embassy of Ecuador, on June 12, 2015. There had not been any other official contacts on the issue before the indicated date.

ii. Since then, Ecuador has proactively exchanged communications with the Ministry of Justice on June 16 and July 9 of this year, in the spirit of reaching a fair and equitable procedure. The last reply from the Ministry of Justice was received at the Embassy on July 15, and Ecuador is preparing the reply accordingly.

Stockholm, 17.07.2015