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Govt responds to Assange extradition name

The federal authorities has responded to the UK’s resolution that the extradition of Julian Assange to the USA can proceed.

The federal authorities says it would proceed to supply consular help to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange after the UK’s resolution that his extradition to the USA can proceed.

“We’ll proceed to convey our expectations that Mr Assange is entitled to due course of, humane and honest therapy, entry to correct medical care, and entry to his authorized staff,” a press release late on Friday evening from International Affairs Minister Penny Wong and Lawyer-Common Mark Dreyfus stated.

“The Australian authorities has been clear in our view that Mr Assange’s case has dragged on for too lengthy and that it needs to be delivered to an in depth.

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“We’ll proceed to precise this view to the governments of the UK and United States.”

The assertion additionally famous that Mr Assange has a number of avenues via which he can enchantment the choice.

Earlier on Friday, British inside minister Priti Patel permitted the extradition, bringing Mr Assange’s long-running authorized saga nearer to a conclusion.

He’s wished by US authorities on 18 felony prices, together with a spying cost referring to WikiLeaks’ launch of huge troves of confidential US navy data and diplomatic cables which Washington stated had put lives in peril.

Mr Assange’s spouse Stella stated he would enchantment the choice.

“We’re going to combat this. We’re going to make use of each enchantment avenue,” Stella Assange advised reporters, calling the choice a “travesty”, she advised a London press convention on Friday.

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