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Quito withdraws Assange's Ecuador citizenship: Foreign minister

AFP  |  Quito 

withdrew the Ecuadoran citizenship granted founder before his arrest in Thursday, said.

Valencia said the citizenship, which was granted in 2017, was withdrawn on Wednesday "due to various irregularities found in his paper work." "The effects of the concession of Ecuadoran nationality to Mr Assange have been suspended," he said.

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First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 19:05 IST