WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has said the position Ecuador has taken on his case "is the correct one".
Assange sought refuge inside Ecuador's London embassy two years ago in a bid to avoid extradition to Sweden for questioning over sexual misconduct allegations.
He has denied the claims made against him.
More top news
The live stage version of Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights has reportedly been cancelled after actor Ted Robbins collapsed on opening night.
The much-loved local character, who had lived on the city's streets for decades, died in hospital this week after falling ill.
Man City remain five points behind Chelsea in the Premier League title race after a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge