Edward Snowden Breaking News: Where to Go and How to Get There: Snowden Weighs Asylum Offers

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Edward Snowden Breaking News: Where to Go and How to Get There: Snowden Weighs Asylum Offers

by Wochit 1:08 mins

Still a man without a country and stuck in a Moscow airport, U.S. intelligence leaker Edward Snowden has two, maybe three, options available to him as he seeks asylum. Venezuela is one of the left-leaning Latin American nations that, to varying degrees, have said they'd welcome Snowden. The others are Bolivia, which has offered asylum, and Nicaragua, which said it would consider it. An influential Russian parliament member who often speaks for the Kremlin encouraged NSA leaker Edward Snowden on Sunday to accept Venezuela's offer of asylum. Alexei Pushkov, who heads the international affairs committee in Russia's parliament, posted a message on Twitter saying: "Venezuela is waiting for an answer from Snowden. America's National Security Agency works closely with Germany and other Western states on a 'no questions asked'-basis, former NSA employee Edward Snowden said in comments that undermine Chancellor Angela Merkel's indignant talk of "Cold War" tactics.

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