US asks Bolivia to extradite Snowden if he arrives

The US government has asked Bolivia to extradite fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden should he arrive on Bolivian soil, the country's foreign minister David Choquehuanca said Wednesday.

Bolivian President Evo Morales's plane was diverted late Tuesday to Vienna on suspicion that Snowden was on board, sparking a row between La Paz and several European countries.