Henry Kissinger in the Kremlin
Novosti) — Russian President Dmitry Medvedev met former U.S. Secretary
of State Henry Kissinger in the Kremlin. The Russian
president said he was glad to have an opportunity to get to
know the prominent politician, who was U.S. Secretary of State
in 1973-77, and to discuss with him Russia-U.S. relations.
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85, said it was a great privilege for him to meet Russia’s
new president, who was inaugurated on May 7 this year and wished
him every success.
followed with great interest your becoming president and the
plans you have put forward in some of your speeches. I wish
you every success. It is important for Russia and important
for the world," he said.
is also the U.S. chair of the panel called ‘Russia-USA: A Look
Into the Future’ which was formed last year and is also chaired
by Russia’s former Prime Minister Yevgeny Primakov.
Washington have been recently involved in a series of disagreements,
which include U.S. plans for a missile shield in Central Europe,
NATO expansion, Kosovo’s unilateral declaration of independence
from Serbia, and the issue of Georgia’s breakaway republics
of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.