RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN SAID NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY CONTRACTOR EDWARD SNOWDEN WILL HAVE TO STOP LEAKING U.S. SECRETS IF HE WANTS TO GET ASYLUM IN RUSSIA, SOMETHING HE SAYS SNOWDEN DOESN'T WANT TO DO.

SPEAKING JUST HOURS AFTER SNOWDEN ASKED FOR POLITICAL ASYLUM IN RUSSIA, PUTIN INSISTED THAT SNOWDEN ISN'T A RUSSIAN AGENT AND RUSSIAN SECURITY AGENCIES HAVEN'T CONTACTED HIM.

{SOT: Vladamir Putin, President of Russia}

"If he wants to go somewhere and there are those who would take him, he is welcome to do that. If he wants to stay here, there is one condition: he must stop his activities aimed at inflicting damage to our American partners, no matter how strange it may sound on my lips.

AT A NEWS CONFERENCE IN TANZANIA, PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA SAID THERE ARE 'HIGH LEVEL DISCUSSIONS GOING ON BETWEEN THE U.S. AND RUSSIA ABOUT SNOWDEN'S EXTRADITION.

{SOT: President Obama, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania}

"We are hopeful the Russian government makes decisions based on the normal procedures regarding international travel and the normal interactions that law enforcement have."

SNOWDEN REMAINS IN LEGAL LIMBO IN THE TRANSIT ZONE OF MOSCOW'S AIRPORT SINCE HIS ARRIVAL FROM HONG KONG MORE THAN A WEEK AGO.

MEANWHILE, THE FALLOUT FROM HIS LEAKS CONTINUES...

ON SUNDAY, THE GERMAN NEWS WEEKLY DER SPIEGEL REPORTED THE NSA HAD BUGGED EU OFFICES IN WASHINGTON, NEW YORK AND BRUSSELS, CITING SECRET DOCUMENTS ALLEGEDLY OBTAINED BY SNOWDEN.

FRENCH PRESIDENT FRANCOIS HOLLANDE DEMANDED ANSWERS AND SUGGESTED THE SCANDAL COULD HURT FREE-TRADE NEGOTIATIONS.

{SOT: Francois Hollande, President of France}

"We cannot accept this kind of behavior amongst partners and allies."

OBAMA SAID THE US IS STILL ANALYZING THE REPORT, BUT DOWNPLAYED THE ALLEGATIONS, INSISTING THAT TYPE OF INTELLIGENCE ACTIVITY IS NOT UNUSUAL.

KELLY DASCHLE, ASSOCIATED PRESS.

SHOTLIST:

RU-RTR - No Access Russia

Moscow, Russia - 1 July 2013

1. Wide of Vladimir Putin walking into news conference

2. Mid of Putin at podium

3. Cutaway of press

4. Cutaway through camera viewfinder of Putin

5. SOUNDBITE: (Russian) Vladimir Putin, President of Russia

"If he wants to stay here, there is one condition: he must stop his activities aimed at inflicting damage to our American partners, no matter how strange it may sound on my lips.

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Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania - 1 July 2013

6. Various shots of Obama at news conference

7. SOUNDBITE: (English) Barack Obama, US President

"We are hopeful the Russian government makes decisions based on the normal procedures regarding international travel and the normal interactions that law enforcement have."

AP Photos/The Guardian - AP Clients Only

Hong Kong - 9 June 2013

8. Still photo of Edward Snowden in Hong Kong

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Moscow - Recent

9. Various shots of the Moscow International Airport

10. Plane on tarmac in Moscow

AP Television - AP Clients Only

London - 1 July 2013

11. Shot of the front page of the Der Spiegel news magazine

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Washington, DC - 1 July 2013

12. Exterior shots of the EU headquarters in Washington

French Pool - No Access France

Brittany, France - 1 July 2013

13. Mid of French President Francois Hollande speaking at news conference

14. SOUNDBITE: (French) Francois Hollande, French President:

"We cannot accept this kind of behavior amongst partners and allies."

HOST TV -- AP CLIENTS ONLY

Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania - 1 July 2013

15. Shots of President Obama during Tanzania news conference

 

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