Wikileaks: Snowden Has Not Formally Accepted Asylum Anywhere Yet

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July 9, 2013 9:59 a.m.

Edward Snowden, the source of National Security Agency leaks, has not formally accepted Venezuela’s offer of political asylum, nor asylum from any country, WikiLeaks tweeted Tuesday afternoon. This contradicts earlier reporting centered around a Russian official’s tweet Monday morning, which has since been deleted. 

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