Ecuadorians go to the polls to elect a new president, a choice that could have repercussions thousands of miles away for the fate of Julian Assange.

Sunday’s vote pits the government-backed leftist candidate Lenin Moreno against a conservative former banker, Guillermo Lasso.

Both candidates have spoken during the campaign of how they would deal with Mr Assange, who is holed up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.

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