Google boss arrives in North Korea on trip opposed by US

Former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson led a delegation including officials of Google to North Korea today, a trip the US had opposed amid global efforts to punish the regime for its missile launch last month.

7th January, 2013
Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt.

Former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson led a delegation including officials of Google to North Korea today, a trip the US had opposed amid global efforts to punish the regime for its missile launch last month.

The “Google delegation” from the US flew in to the capital Pyongyang today, the official Korean Central News Agency said without mentioning the California-based Internet company’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt. Richardson had earlier told the Associated Press that while...

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