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Snowden Going To Ecuador To Seek Asylum



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Ecuador's foreign minister says his government has received a request for asylum for Edward Snowden.
    
And WikiLeaks says the former National Security Agency contractor is "bound for the Republic of Ecuador via a safe route for the purposes of asylum."
    
The anti-secrecy group says Snowden has flown from Hong Kong, where he's been in hiding for several weeks, to Moscow, where he will meet with diplomats from Ecuador.
    
WikiLeaks says its diplomats and legal advisers are traveling with Snowden, who is wanted by the U.S. for revealing highly classified surveillance programs.
    
The former National Security Agency contractor who disclosed a highly classified surveillance program has had his U.S. passport revoked.
    
A U.S. official on Sunday said Edward Snowden's passport was annulled before he left Hong Kong for Russia. Snowden's travel plans could be complicated - but not thwarted - by a lack of passport. The U.S. official said that if a senior official in a country or airline ordered it, a country could overlook the withdrawn passport.
    
The former contractor is said to be in Moscow and his allies at anti-secrecy WikiLeaks say Snowden is bound for Ecuador. The foreign minister there says he has requested asylum.
    
The U.S. official would only discuss the passport on the condition of anonymity because the official was not authorized to discuss the matter.
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