Paris unable to act on Julian Assange’s request for asylum in France

Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic

Paris, 3 July 2015

France has received Mr Assange’s letter. A detailed assessment reveals that, in view of the legal elements and Mr Assange’s material situation, France is unable to act on his request.

In his current situation, Mr Assange is in no immediate danger. Furthermore, a European Arrest Warrant has been issued for his arrest./.

Published on 03/07/2015

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