American diplomats and Japanese Government officials gathered at Tokyo's International Airport on Monday (19 February) to meet United States presidential envoy Henry Kissinger.
GV Tokyo International airport
Plane taxiing in
American officials waiting
Kissinger stopping out and greeted by officials (2 shots)
Kissinger meets Tanaka in official residence
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Background: American diplomats and Japanese Government officials gathered at Tokyo's International Airport on Monday (19 February) to meet United States presidential envoy Henry Kissinger. Doctor Kissinger's visit to the People's Republic of China and his meeting with Chairman has Tso-ung has led to widespread speculation that the United States may ost???ish diplomatic ties with China before the end of the year.
Doctor Kissinger drove straight from the airport to the official residence of Japanese Prime Minister Kakuei Tanaka for talks believed to ??? centred around the envoy's fifth trip to China.
Western diplomats believe that there had been a major breakthrough during Doctor Kissinger's visit. They back their claims with evidence of Kissinger's two-hour meeting with Chairman Mao and with the twelve hours of talks President Nixon's adviser on foreign affairs had with Chinese Premier Chou En-lai.