Mexico is willing to take in “the best journalist of our time” Julian Assange if the United States were to release him, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Tuesday.
Obrador’s comments come after the UK’s Home Secretary Priti Patel signed an extradition order on June 17, sending the WikiLeaks founder back to the United States where he is wanted for publishing thousands of classified and sensitive documents.
Assange faces up to 175 years behind bars if convicted.
Lopez Obrador told reporters that he will ask U.S. President Joe Biden to address Assange’s case, saying Mexico would “open its doors to Assange” if he were released….


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