Google chairman Eric Schmidt said Thursday he had told North Korea it would not develop unless it embraces Internet freedom, as he returned from a controversial visit to the communist state.
Google chairman Eric Schmidt (C) is surrounded by the media after arriving in Beijing from North Korean capital Pyongyang, on January 10, 2013. Schmidt told North Korean officials their country would never develop unless it embraced Internet freedom, he said as he returned from his trip.
Bill Richardson, the former US ambassador to the United Nations who led the trip, said he called on Pyongyang to adopt a moratorium on ballistic missile and nuclear tests following its widely criticised rocket launch last month.
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