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CBC News Interview with Mickey Bergman: Bringing Pastor Hyeon Soo Lim Home

Thursday, August 10, 2017

After serving two years of a life sentence in North Korean prison, Pastor Hi-Yoon Soo Lim is finally being brought home to Canada due to health condition. Mickey Bergman, hostage negotiator with extensive experience in negotiating with North Korea, discusses the process and challenges of freeing a prisoner from North Korea on CBCNN Click belowRead the full article »

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Statement From Gov. Bill Richardson on the News of Otto Warmbier’s Passing

Monday, June 19, 2017

New York, NY — Former Congressman, U.N. Ambassador, Energy Secretary, and Governor of New Mexico Bill Richardson issued the following statement after the news that Otto Warmbier, the 22-year-old American released from a North Korean prison last week, passed away this afternoon. “All of us at The Richardson Center for Global Engagement send our thoughts andRead the full article »

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Press Page: Otto Warmbier Release and Health Condition

Thursday, June 15, 2017

6/12/2017 Having worked for a year and a half on the release of Otto Warmbier from North Korean prison, Governor Richardson answers questions from the worldwide community upon his return. Gov. Richardson namely laments the fact that Otto has been in a coma, and disputes the North Korean story for how his health declined. He discussesRead the full article »

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Gov. Bill Richardson Welcomes Release of American Student Otto Warmbier from North Korea

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

6/13/2017 New York, NY –– Former Congressman, UN Ambassador, U.S. Energy Secretary, and Governor of New Mexico Bill Richardson today issued the following statement following news that Otto Warmbier, a 22 year-old American imprisoned since January 2, 2016, was released from North Korea in a comatose state: “The Richardson Center for Global Engagement welcomes the release of AmericanRead the full article »

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Governor Richardson: North Korea April Update

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

With the continued detention of American citizen, Otto Warmbier, recent arrest of American teacher, Tony Kim, and the banned tests of ballistic missiles, tensions have hit an all-time high between the U.S. and North Korea. Governor Richardson, being an expert in North Korea relations and hostage negotiations, has been contacted on these matters to clarify the escalatedRead the full article »

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POLITICO: Trump’s Prisoner Dilemma

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

POLITICO Trump’s prisoner dilemma By: Nahal Toosi April 24, 2017 (7 pm) President Donald Trump may soon find out whether his chest-thumping “America first” policy can bring some desperate Americans back home. The president is coming under increasing pressure from relatives of Americans imprisoned by foreign governments to secure their release. Some are pushing hisRead the full article »

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NBC Nightly News: Governor Richardson Speaks on Volatility of North Korea

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

With missile testing on the rise and nearby governments neglecting to respond, President Trump may be inclined to take military action against North Korea. The President has recently warned, “if China is not going to solve North Korea, we will,” causing some to question whether north Korea will be President Trump’s first global crisis. NBC Nightly News analyzedRead the full article »

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Today Show Interview: Governor Richardson Speaks On North Korea and Otto Warmbier

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

      The State Department is asking the North Korean government to immediately release University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier, who has been detained for a year after stealing a political banner from a hotel. The student was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor. Governor Richardson speaks out regarding health concerns for theRead the full article »

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In Rare Encounter, a Private U.S. Delegation Visits North Korea

Saturday, October 8, 2016

A private American delegation visited North Korea last month — two weeks after the country’s most recent nuclear bomb test — in a low-key humanitarian mission carried out with the Obama administration’s support, the organizer and the White House said Friday. The visit appeared to be the first face-to-face contact in North Korea between suchRead the full article »

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Bill Richardson wants new framework for US-North Korea diplomacy

Monday, October 3, 2016

Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Bill Richardson joins Larry with his take on situation in Syria, Obama’s foreign policy legacy, and why he thinks North Korea might be willing to deal with a new U.S. president. Plus, his advice for the next president. Watch the full video here »