Mr. Peskov said Mr. Kissinger requested the meeting in late November or early December. The two men are “old friends” who have met 8 or 10 times over the years, once dining at Mr. Kissinger’s home in New York, he said. Mr. Peskov said Mr. Putin was interested in Mr. Kissinger’s counsel about domestic politics, among other subjects.
“He values everyone’s point of view, and especially such a wise man as Henry Kissinger,” Mr. Peskov said.from Putin Welcomes Kissinger: ‘Old Friends’ to Talk Shop
He's just giving Putin a list of cities to be vaporized.