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    Dr. Henry Kissinger, the United States Secretary of State, arrived in Pakistan on Friday (9?

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    Dr. Henry Kissinger, the United States Secretary of State, arrived in Pakistan on Friday (9 November) on his way to Peking. Dr. Kissinger, who had been visiting Middle East nations, said that his mission in the Middle East was an attempt to bring a permanent end to a conflict that could not go on indefinitely.

    Speaking at a dinner given in Islamabad on Friday night by the Pakistani Prime Minister, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Dr. Kissinger described the Middle East as an area "so torn by war...so inflamed by strife."
    Before the dinner engagement, Dr. Kissinger and Prime Minister Bhutto had private talks at Mr. Bhutto's official residence. Government sources said the two men discussed the Middle East and bilateral relations, and Dr. Kissinger briefed mr. Bhutto on his talks in Cairo which led to the cease-fire stabilisation agreement.

    Dr. Kissinger, who left Islamabad on Saturday morning to fly to Peking, was praised by Pakistan's Prime Minister. Mr. Bhutto paid tribute to the U.S. Secretary of State for "the great, historic search you are making for peace in the world that will restore the world to order."
    Dr. Henry Kissinger, the United States Secretary of State, paid a visit to Pakistan, during his journey to Peking from the Middle East.

    Dr. Kissinger arrived in Islamabad on Friday, and went straight to Prime Minister Bhutto's official residence. During an hour-long discussion, Dr. Kissinger briefed the Pakistani leader on his talks in Cairo that led to Sunday's cease-fire agreement, signed by israel and Egypt. The two men also discussed relations between the United States and Pakistan.

    Before Dr. Kissinger left for Peking on Saturday morning, Mr. Bhutto praised him for the search he was making for world peace.

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