Snowden gets three asylum offers
- Published: 6 Jul 2013 at 22.49
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Hopes rose Saturday that Edward Snowden may finally be able to leave Moscow, where he has been stranded in an airport for 14 days, after three Latin American countries offered asylum for the fugitive US intelligence leaker.
Evo Morales speaks to journalists at El Alto Airport late July 3, 2013 in La Paz. The Bolivian President says he would grant asylum to Edward Snowden, if the fugitive US leaker, who is holed up in an airport in Moscow, requests it.
Bolivia became the third country on Saturday to offer refuge to the US National Security Agency (NSA) contractor, with President Evo Morales saying he was willing to take Snowden in "if he asks".
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