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Condolences over the passing of Henry Kissinger

November 30, 2023

Vladimir Putin offered condolences over the passing of Henry Kissinger to his wife, Nancy Kissinger.

The message reads, in part:

“An outstanding diplomat, a wise and far-sighted statesman who enjoyed well-deserved respect around the world for decades, has passed away. Henry Kissinger's name is inextricably linked with America's pragmatic foreign policy, which played a pivotal role in defusing international tensions at the time and achieving crucial Soviet-American agreements that contributed to strengthening global security.

I had multiple opportunities to talk face-to-face with this profound and extraordinary man, and I will certainly cherish the warmest memories of him.”

November 30, 2023