Julian Assange will stand by an offer to be extradited to the US
During a press conference from the Ecuadorian embassy in London, Mr Assange said there would be "many discussions" before Manning leaves prison in May.
Ms Manning's sentence was commuted by outgoing President Barack Obama in one of his final acts as US President.
Mr Obama announced the former soldier's sentence would be reduced from 35 years to seven years during his last White House press conference on Tuesday.
The shock news called Julian Assange's bluff who had pledged to agree to US extraditon after more than four years of being holed up in the Embassy of Ecuador in London.
Earlier this month WikiLeaks tweeted: “If Obama grants Manning clemency Assange will agree to US extradition despite clear unconstitutionality of DoJ [Department of Justice] case.”
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