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Originally posted by paraphi
I think if you actually did the research you would find that the UK merely pointed out to Ecuador that there are legal remedies to get to Assange. There was never a suggestion of "invading" the embassy. I think the Diplomatic and Consular Premises Act 1987 should cover it.
Part of the introduced legal process was to enable access to criminals (or alleged criminals) hiding in embassies to be reached. The measures came about because the Libyan embassy (of old) housed a person who murdered a UK policewoman and there was sod-all the UK authorities could do about it.