Decision to be made on Snowden within three months – migration service

Edward Snowden file photo

(Interfax – MOSCOW, July 16, 2013) A decision on granting asylum to ex-CIA employee Edward Snowden will be made within three months, a highly-placed official with the Federal Migration Service told Interfax on Tuesday.

“A decision will be made in compliance with the legal timeframe, within three months,” he said.

Federal Migration Service spokeswoman Zalina Kornilova has confirmed to Interfax that Snowden’s request for temporary refugee has arrived.