Venezuela: Snowden has until Monday to respond to asylum offer

Jul 07 2013 7:27 PM

NBC News, by Daniel Arkin and F. Brinley Bruton Posted By: PageTurner- Mon, 08 46 2013 01:46:39 GMT Venezuelan officials say they have not heard from Edward Snowden since the country offered the professed NSA leaker asylum, but would wait until Monday to hear if he would take up the offer. "There has not been any type of communication,ยดยด Foreign Minster Elias Jaua said on state television late on Saturday. "We are waiting until Monday to know whether he confirms his wish to take asylum in Venezuela." News of the apparent deadline followed the announcement by the president of Bolivia that it was joining Venezuela and Nicaragua

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