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Bolivia's Morales offers asylum to US leaker Snowden

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.AFP/File

Bolivia's President Evo Morales on Saturday said he would grant Edward Snowden asylum, if the fugitive US leaker, who is holed up in an airport in Moscow, requests it.

Declaring that Bolivia has "no fear" of the United States and its European allies, Morales said that he would be willing "to give asylum to the American, if he asks."