“I reject the decision of this working group,” he told ITV news on Friday. “It is a group made up of lay people and not lawyers. Julian Assange is a fugitive from justice. He is hiding from justice in the Ecuadorian embassy.
“He can come out any time he chooses… But he will have to face justice in Sweden if he chooses to do so. This is frankly a ridiculous finding by the working group and we reject it,” Hammond said.