Former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger speaks during a previous event in China, which he has visited close to 100 times. Photo: Reuters Former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger speaks during a previous event in China, which he has visited close to 100 times. Photo: Reuters
Former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger speaks during a previous event in China, which he has visited close to 100 times. Photo: Reuters

Henry Kissinger marks 50 years since first China visit with call for talks to avoid ‘catastrophe’

  • He urges serious US-China dialogue on major issues on the basis that a war ‘would be an unspeakable catastrophe’
  • Need to cooperate has not diminished, former US secretary of state says at Beijing event celebrating his historic 1971 visit

Topic |   US-China relations
Former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger speaks during a previous event in China, which he has visited close to 100 times. Photo: Reuters Former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger speaks during a previous event in China, which he has visited close to 100 times. Photo: Reuters
Former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger speaks during a previous event in China, which he has visited close to 100 times. Photo: Reuters
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