Bolivia 'would grant asylum' to Edward Snowden

Bolivian president Evo Morales says the country would grant asylum to Edward Snowden if it was requested.

Bolivia's President Evo Morales. Credit: Jose Lirauze/Abi/Handout/DPA/Press Association Images

Morales' offer came after two other Latin American leaders - Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro and Nicaragua's Daniel Ortega - also said they would help the US fugitive, who is believed to be holed up in the transit area of a Moscow international airport.

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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