The anti-secrecy campaigning organisation WikiLeaks has tweeted that US fugitive Edward Snowden has "not yet formally accepted" an asylum offer from Venezuela.
Edward #Snowden has not yet formally accepted asylum in Venezuela. The Russian law maker concerned has deleted the tweet.
The states concerned will make the announcement if and when the appropriate time comes. The announcement will then be confirmed by us.
Precisely how US fugitive Edward Snowden got out of Hong Kong remains a mystery, but many here in China are hailing him as a hero.
Edward Snowden is believed to be in Moscow and was not on a flight to Havana earlier as expected.
Whatever you think of Edward Snowden, he's changed the way the world's two largest powers deal with each other.