Interests of India and US run parallel: Kissinger

November 14th, 2007 - 8:06 am ICT by admin  
“The fundamental interests of the US and India run parallel, their destinies are linked and they must work together towards lasting world peace,” Kissinger said during a seminar. e said that China is also the new emerging power in the region, both economically and politically. However, he added that closer ties between the US and India is not for containing China.

“The US-India partnership is not dictated by any agreement but by their common interests in an international system that is characterized by a series of changes,” he said, pointing to the difficulty in getting the Indo-US civilian nuclear deal operationalised due to New Delhi’s domestics concerns.

Stating that US, Russia, China, India and Japan are established nations, Kissinger called for the revision of the Security Council with the new shift in the global power.

In this regard, he said the question of veto power of the Permanent five members of the UNSC must also be addressed. (ANI)

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