We would very much like the Foreign Office to send a formal letter saying the embassy is not going to be invaded. That would be very much preferred, so that conversations can be re-started.
We are willing to achieve a compromise. There is space for an agreement which satisfies all parties. Ecuador has been reasonable and will continue to be reasonable. We think things can be solved.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has spoken for the first time since taking refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London.
It is remarkable how much strain there is between the UK and Ecuador over the fate of a man who is facing charges in neither country.
The UK and Ecuador are locked in a diplomatic standoff over WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Here is some legal background.