He further said he hasn’t spoken to his son since April but believes his son may voluntarily return to US if the Justice Department promises not to hold him prior to trial.
Snowden who leaked the classified information about US led surveillance programme had been in hiding in Hong Kong for a few weeks and has recently flown to Moscow in a bid to claim asylum in Ecuador.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange had publically confirmed of helping Snowden.
Snowden’s father has asked for ‘ironclad assurances’ that Edward’s constitutional rights will be honoured adding that WikiLeaks’ focus is releasing as much information as possible.
Ecuador is considering Snowden’s asylum claim and Venezuela has again extended its offer of giving the US fugitive refuge in their land.