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-- the mind -- developments in North Korea where Google chairman Eric's met.
And longtime diplomat and former New Mexico governor bill -- -- had just arrived together.
-- is the highest profile American executive to visit the rogue nation known for its restrictive on line policies and the whole thing has raised some serious concerns.
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When then so Greg I think about this trip -- learning.
I'm Martha it is an unusual trip an unusual group and I can say from personal experience.
An unusual place Richardson has been there are several times during those visits he's dealt with political issues.
He's also help to get American nationals out there who have been held by the government.
The Google chairman Eric Schmidt may be more noteworthy here -- an obvious interest in the bold -- Internet plays in shaping societies.
Maybe even in a place as secretive as North Korea here's a bit what Richardson had to say -- about the visit.
This is a private humanitarian visit work.
Here is individual American citizens.
Look again the humanitarian situation.
At -- State Department says flatly that the timing of this visit is not helpful it comes less than a month.
After North Korea's controversial satellite launch which Washington says was really a cover for Intercontinental ballistic missile test.
Now Richardson says there -- that at least one pressing issue he is going to try to get released a Korean American held by North Korea since November.
This person is a religious activists who was there on hate to work does -- -- And -- interest and say you know and in terms of that we just looked at that missile.
Video in this overall situation in North Korea in our relationship with them about that.
Well I mean all this comes at a time Martha where Kim -- on it is in making the motions towards a little bit more of a freer society.
He gave and New Year's address said to be relatively.
He cited science and technology.
As a means to improve the economy.
From what we have seen -- -- he and Google's Schmidt might have their work cut out for them.
And one of our earlier visits we were brought to what appeared to be an Internet center at a library really it was just an -- -- -- center.
Few people in North Korea that have true access to the worldwide web and in our latest visit we didn't see more -- while phones out on the street in Pyongyang.
However the hitch is that those mobile phones don't connect outside a North Korea those phones not too Smart.
Well Iowa we have seen in the way that test cell phones can really change.
Our country and so many way as when it becomes open to the rest -- the world but.
That may not be -- in the North Korea would like to see in the cards for them will say Greg thank you so much is one intriguing trip.
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