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Snowden 'not accepted asylum'

WikiLeaks has said US intelligence agency leaker Edward Snowden has "not yet formally accepted" an asylum offer from Venezuela. It came after a senior Russian politician clarified an earlier tweet that Mr Snowden has accepted an offer from Venezuela

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Edward Snowden seeks asylum in 21 countries

Edward Snowden has submitted 19 new political asylum requests, according to the Wikileaks website. The new requests combined with the two previous requests to Ecuador and the Republic of Iceland mean he has now applied for refuge in a total of 21 countries, as outlined below:

  • Austria
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • China
  • Cuba
  • Ecuador
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Italy
  • Ireland
  • The Netherlands
  • Nicaragua
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Russia
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • Venezuela

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