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Amnesty official in Russia plans to meet Snowden

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MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian official of Amnesty International says he plans to meet today with Edward Snowden, the leaker of U.S. National Security Agency secrets.

Sergei Nikitin, head of the rights organization's Russia office won't say where the meeting will take place.

Snowden is believed to have been stuck in the transit zone of Moscow's international airport since June 23 as he negotiates for asylum in another country.

Russian news agencies reported that Snowden had called on several human rights organizations to meet with him today at the airport.

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