Jan 3, 2013
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US State Department doesn’t want Eric Schmidt to visit North Korea right now
The US State Department today weighed in on Eric Schmidt’s plans to visit North Korea, criticizing the Google chairman’s decision to travel at such a politically sensitive time. “We don’t think the timing of this is particularly helpful,” State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland told reporters, citing heightened tensions arising from North Korea’s successful long-range rocket launch earlier this month.

US State Department doesn’t want Eric Schmidt to visit North Korea right now

The US State Department today weighed in on Eric Schmidt’s plans to visit North Korea, criticizing the Google chairman’s decision to travel at such a politically sensitive time. “We don’t think the timing of this is particularly helpful,” State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland told reporters, citing heightened tensions arising from North Korea’s successful long-range rocket launch earlier this month.

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