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US State Department not happy with Eric Schmidt's North Korea travel timing

US State Department not happy with Eric Schmidt's planned trip to North Korea

By Trace Hagan on Jan 3, 2013 04:03 pm CST - 0 mins, 21 secs reading time

Eric Schmidt is planning a trip to North Korea, a country where the internet basically doesn't exist. Eric Schmidt will be accompanied by former New Mexicon governor Bill Richardson. However, the US State Department isn't happy with the trip's timing, especially considering North Korea's long-range missile launch just a few weeks ago.

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"We don't think the timing of this is particularly helpful," State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland told reporters.

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NEWS SOURCE:reuters.com

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