WikiLeaks Editor-in-Chief Julian Assange has said that he plans to leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London "soon". He been claiming political asylum there for two years.
Assange made the claim in a press conference alongside Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño this morning.
Assange said that the police presence outside the embassy has so far cost the British taxpayer £7 million.
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