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Kissinger: In a way, Russia's already lost the war

SHOTLIST:++QUALITY AS INCOMING++RESTRICTION SUMMARY: MUST CREDIT COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONSCOUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS - MUST CREDIT COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONSConnecticut - 30 September 20221. Split screen of questioner and former U.S Secretary of State Henry Kissinger2. SOUNDBITE (English) Henry Kissinger, Former US Secretary of State:"Russia has, in a way, already lost the war, because the capacity it had the entire post-World War Two period, and you might argue in some respects since the Napoleonic period, but lets confine ourselves to the post WWII period, it's capacity to threaten Europe with conventional attack has now been demonstrably overcome. And the negotiation with Russia should concern the question of what relationship Europe and Russia, more aware of its limits, are going to carry out."++ENDS ON SOUNDBITE++STORYLINE:Former United States Secretary of State, Henry Kissinger says that "Russia has, in a way, already lost the war" in Ukraine. Kissinger, speaking to the Council on Foreign Relations, said that Russia's invasion of Ukraine has shown that Russia's "capacity to threat in Europe which conventionally attack has now been demonstrably overcome."Kissinger said that the question now is what will Russia relationship be with Europe going forward. Kissinger said that eventually a dialogue must start between the West and Russia."Some dialogue, maybe on an unofficial level, maybe in an exploratory way is very important," said Kissinger. He said in a "nuclear environment," dialogue is much preferable to a "battlefield decision."===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory.
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