WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is not Australia’s problem, said the country’s foreign minister Bob Carr.
Carr, according to Fairfax Media, told a Senate budget estimates committee Assange’s case “doesn’t affect Australian interests”.
“I’m not going to have resources allocated to it,” he said.
“There’s been enough investment of [department] resources in looking after Mr Assange’s interests. This is an over-servicing of a consular case.”
This comes after prosecutors at the trial of Bradley Manning openly painted Assange as a conspirator in the US Army private’s alleged espionage.
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