FIRST AIRED: June 27, 2019

Nice work! Enjoy the show!

×

You’re busy. We get it.

Stay on top of the news with our Editor’s Picks newsletter.

US Edition
Intl. Edition
Unsubscribe at any time. One click, it’s gone.

Thanks for signing up!

We've got more news

Get our editor’s daily email summary of what’s going on in the world.

US Edition
Intl. Edition
Replay Program
0:00
0:00
More Info

COMING UP:Share Opener Variant 3

×

Transcript

00:00:00
Australia says it seeking urgent clarification of reports that one of its citizens has been detained in North Korea the country's foreign affairs department didn't identify the man of the privacy concerns but Australian and south Korean media have identified him as Alec singly a twenty nine year old student who's been studying at a university in Pyongyang and a spokesperson for C. glee's family said I haven't heard from him for days but couldn't confirm that he had been detained astride his finance minister when asked by reporters on Thursday the government U. S. sickly was said he couldn't say no idea where he's , I can't personally give you any specific information Russian young young street in a Florida is most usually from the US has been a contentious issue in recent years some have been held as prisoners for extended , and the death of US citizen or I won't be in twenty seventeen after he was detained in the country for seventeen months sparked a long period of tension between Washington and Pyongyang Wharmby was detained in twenty sixteen and sentenced to fifteen years of forced labor for trying to steal a north Korean propaganda poster in his hotel he was returned to the US in a coma and died shortly after arriving on home soil following will be sentencing the US imposed a ban on its citizens traveling to the country with only a few exceptions including journalists and humanitarian work is a straight is a close ally of the US and it does not have the consulate presence in North Korea instead it relies on third countries like Sweden to act on its behalf