19 July 2013, 13:57

There are no preconditions for granting asylum to Snowden in Germany - Merkel

Ангела Меркель

The Foreign Ministry and the Ministry of Interior of Germany have examined the issue of a possible granting of asylum to the former US intelligence employee Edward Snowden, said German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

"There are no preconditions for that. Germany is a legal state," the Chancellor emphasized.

Voice of Russia, RIA

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