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That's -- finding developments in North Korea where Google chairman Eric's met.
And longtime diplomat and former New Mexico governor bill Richard since I 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.
For the State Department big cow -- keeping and I am this when flashes.
When -- so Greg think about this trip what -- 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 helped 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 but Internet plays in -- and 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 and look again the humanitarian situation.
At the 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 they -- on hate to work does it -- And very interesting -- you know and in terms of that we just looked at that missile.
Video in this overall situation in North Korea and our relationship with them about that.
Well I mean all this comes at a time Martha where Kim -- on it is it 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 intra net 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 -- way that does 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 something that North Korea would like to see in the cards for them must say thank thank you so much is one intriguing trip.
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