Putin met with Kissinger in the Kremlin

Henry Kissinger and Vladimir Putin

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin met with former U.S. Secretary of state Henry Kissinger. This was reported by press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, reports “Interfax” on Thursday, June 29.

“For many years, Putin and Kissinger retain warm personal relationships and in cases, when given the opportunity, meeting,” — said the official representative of the Kremlin.

What were you talking about the head of state and former Secretary of state, is not specified.

Earlier on Thursday it became known that Henry Kissinger came to Moscow to take part in the annual international scientific-expert forum “Primakov read” June 30.

In may it was reported that the President of the United States Donald trump discussed with the former head of the state Department’s relations with Russia and the situation in Syria. In December 2016, the Bild newspaper wrote that he will develop for the American leader’s plan to normalize relations with Moscow.

93-year-old Henry Kissinger, American statesman, diplomat and expert in international relations. In 1969-1975 years he held the post of national security Advisor of the United States, and from 1973 to 1977 he headed the Department of State. Kissinger is regarded as the initiator of the policy of “détente” in the relations of the United States and the Soviet Union. In 1973 the diplomat was awarded the Nobel peace prize.