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To: BarnacleCenturion

Below is a list of countries’ comments on Snowden’s asylum requests:

• Austria: His request is not valid, because applicants must be in Austria and submit their applications in person.
• Bolivia: No response yet.
• Brazil: No response yet.
• China: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Tuesday it had no information to offer on Snowden’s case.
• Cuba: No response yet.
• Ecuador: The South American country has said that it’s considering Snowden’s request but that he needs to reach its territory.
• Finland: No response yet.
• France: No response yet.
• Germany: No response yet.
• Iceland: Officials have said asylum seekers need to be in Icelandic territory in order to apply.
• India: Ministry of External Affairs spokesman Syed Akbaruddin said Tuesday that India will deny the request.
• Ireland: No response yet.
• Italy: No response yet.
• The Netherlands: No response yet.
• Nicaragua: No response yet.
• Norway: The country confirms the receipt of his request, but usually, asylum seekers must be in the country already to be allowed to apply. The Ministry of Justice is considering whether or not to process his application.
• Poland: Snowden’s request for asylum doesn’t fulfill requirements, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Tuesday.
• Russia: Snowden has withdrawn his request for permission to stay in Russia, Kremlin spokesman Peskov said Tuesday, according to the news agency RIA Novosti.
• Spain: The country is not reviewing Snowden’s request because it must be made from within or on its borders, a Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said.
• Switzerland: No response yet.
• Venezuela: “We haven’t been asked for help, but when he asks, he will have an answer,” President Nicolas Maduro said Tuesday.


2 posted on 07/02/2013 4:46:55 AM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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To: BarnacleCenturion
Mars: No response yet, however, Sheila Jackson-Lee is reviewing the application.
16 posted on 07/02/2013 9:08:10 AM PDT by JPG (Stay strong.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

bttt and probably time to update


20 posted on 07/02/2013 2:48:08 PM PDT by txhurl (RNC 'voter suppression': attempting to limit each voter to ONE vote!)
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