Ecuador’s President Claims Assange Tried to Use Embassy to Spy

President Moreno claims Assange leaked documents about his personal life

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange repeatedly violated his asylum conditions and tried to use the Ecuadorian embassy in London as a center for spying, Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno told Britain’s Guardian newspaper.

London police dragged Assange out of the embassy on Thursday after his seven-year asylum was revoked, paving the way for his extradition to the United States for one of the biggest ever leaks of classified information.

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Assange’s relationship with his hosts collapsed after Ecuador accused him of leaking information about Moreno’s personal life.

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According to reports, Julian Assange will soon be extradited to the U.S. to face charges for “computer hacking.”