Snowden 'not worried' about fate under Trump

Former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden says he is not worried about his fate and future under US President-elect Donald Trump, who assumes office in January.

“I’m not worried,” Snowden said in an interview with Twitter on Tuesday, when asked if he is worried a Trump presidency could lead to his imprisonment. “I’m comfortable with the decisions that I made. I believe that I did the right thing.”

He noted that, “If my own personal security was the only thing I cared about I would have never come forward and done all this.”

There are concerns that the possible mending of ties between Moscow and Washington under the president-elect would lead to Snowden’s extradition to the US and his serving of jail sentence.

Snowden began leaking classified intelligence documents in June 2013, revealing the extent of the National Security Agency (NSA)’s spying activities, including the massive collections of phone records of Americans and foreign…

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