WikiLeaks: Snowden has 'not yet' accepted asylum offer

The anti-secrecy campaigning organisation WikiLeaks has tweeted that US fugitive Edward Snowden has "not yet formally accepted" an asylum offer from Venezuela.

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Edward #Snowden has not yet formally accepted asylum in Venezuela. The Russian law maker concerned has deleted the tweet.

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The states concerned will make the announcement if and when the appropriate time comes. The announcement will then be confirmed by us.

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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