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Maduro applauds release of Julian Assange

"Assange is an example of courage and bravery in the battle for the truth. Justice will always prevail!" emphasized President Maduro

President Nicolás Maduro, through his social network account

“On behalf of the people of Venezuela we embrace and congratulate Julian Assange on his release. It is the triumph of freedom and humanity's fight for respect for Human Rights. Assange is an example of courage and bravery in the battle for the truth. Justice will always prevail! ”He emphasized.

For his part, Foreign Minister Yván Gil also spoke on this issue, through the same social network, and highlighted that the imprisonment of Julian Assange was intended to “intimidate those who defend truth, peace and denounce the crimes of imperialism.” ”.

The foreign minister added that “His freedom represents the triumph of popular pressure against barbarism.”

The founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, was released this Monday, June 24, from a London prison this Monday, after more than five years of being held.

After reaching a plea agreement with the authorities, he will not be extradited to the United States, and his sentence is considered served for the time he spent in prison.

It emerged that Assange agreed to plead guilty to one count of conspiracy to obtain and disclose US national defense information.

The agreement allowed him to be released and return to his native Australia. He was released at Stanstead Airport during the afternoon, where he boarded a plane and departed the UK.

The world celebrates the release of Julian Assange. Líderworld leaders celebrate the decision, while their captors remain silent.

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