Jul 2, 2013

BBC News - Snowden 'asylum requests to 21 countries' - Wikileaks

BBC News - Snowden 'asylum requests to 21 countries' - Wikileaks: "Snowden 'asylum requests to 21 countries' - Wikileaks

Fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden has sent asylum requests to 21 countries, according to a statement published by Wikileaks.
They include China, France, Ireland and Venezuela. Russia and Norway confirmed they had received applications.But Russia said he later withdrew the application as the Kremlin had set conditions.
Mr Snowden accuses US President Barack Obama of putting pressure on the countries to which he has applied.The former CIA analyst, who is holed at Moscow airport, is wanted by the US on charges of leaking secrets."

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