Kissinger commented on the passing of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl

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Former U.S. Secretary of state Henry Kissinger on the day of departure from the life of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl reported the loss of a trusted friend, RIA Novosti reported the press Secretary.

«Helmut Kohl was the historical figure who have contributed to dramatic unification of Germany, European unity and Atlantic partnership. I lost a dear and trusted friend,» reads placed at the disposal of the statement of former national security Advisor and former Secretary of state under presidents Nixon and Ford.

The ex-Chancellor of Germany (1982-1998) Helmut Kohl, died Friday morning at his home in German Ludwigshafen. He was 87 years old. It was called the «father of German unification», the «Chancellor of unity». He was one of the most influential German and European politicians, one of the architects of the United Europe after the end of the cold war. Historic merit Kohl’s is considered the reunification of West and East Germany.»The Chancellor of the reunification» Helmut Kohl© AP Photo / Michael Ooperator United Europe, former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl died on 88 year of life in his home in Ludwigshafen in Rhineland-Palatinate.Kissinger commented on the passing of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl© AP Photo / Michael Ooperator United Europe, former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl died on 88 year of life in his home in Ludwigshafen in Rhineland-Palatinate.© RIA Novosti / POOLПерейти in fotomancer one of the largest parties of Germany — the Christian Democratic Union — Kohl for 16 years headed the German government. On the photo: Russian President Vladimir Putin during a meeting with former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl. 2006.Kissinger commented on the passing of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl© RIA Novosti / POOLПерейти in fotomancer one of the largest parties of Germany — the Christian Democratic Union — Kohl for 16 years headed the German government. On the photo: Russian President Vladimir Putin during a meeting with former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl. 2006.© RIA Novosti / Yuri to Sombrerete in fotobanka played a crucial role in the reunification of the FRG and the GDR in 1989-1990. On the photo: President of the USSR Mikhail Gorbachev and German Chancellor Helmut Kohl signed the Treaty on good-neighborliness, partnership and cooperation between the USSR and Germany. 1990.Kissinger commented on the passing of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl© RIA Novosti / Yuri to Sombrerete in fotobanka played a crucial role in the reunification of the FRG and the GDR in 1989-1990. On the photo: President of the USSR Mikhail Gorbachev and German Chancellor Helmut Kohl signed the Treaty on good-neighborliness, partnership and cooperation between the USSR and Germany. 1990.© AP Photo / Pool/FileОсобые relationship that has developed between French President Francois Mitterrand and German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, had made possible the signing of the Maastricht Treaty and the introduction of the single European currency. On the photo: françois Mitterrand and Helmut Kohl. 1984.Kissinger commented on the passing of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl© AP Photo / Pool/FileОсобые relationship that has developed between French President Francois Mitterrand and German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, had made possible the signing of the Maastricht Treaty and the introduction of the single European currency. On the photo: françois Mitterrand and Helmut Kohl. 1984.© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Radiooperator in fotobabbles Yeltsin and Helmut Kohl bypass the guard of honor. 1997.Kissinger commented on the passing of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Radiooperator in fotobabbles Yeltsin and Helmut Kohl bypass the guard of honor. 1997.© REUTERS / Michael Urban/File PhotoКанцлер Helmut Kohl on the tank «Leopard» during a visit to British troops in Northern Germany. 1986.Kissinger commented on the passing of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl© REUTERS / Michael Urban/File PhotoКанцлер Helmut Kohl on the tank «Leopard» during a visit to British troops in Northern Germany. 1986.© REUTERS / Michael Urban/File PhotoГельмут Kohl and Angela Merkel during the celebration of the decade since German unification. 2000.Kissinger commented on the passing of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl© REUTERS / Michael Urban/File PhotoГельмут Kohl and Angela Merkel during the celebration of the decade since German unification. 2000.© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Radiooperator in fotoracconti of Germany Helmut Kohl and U.S. President bill Clinton and his wife during a meeting of leaders of the eight industrialized countries of the world. 1997.Kissinger commented on the passing of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Radiooperator in fotoracconti of Germany Helmut Kohl and U.S. President bill Clinton and his wife during a meeting of leaders of the eight industrialized countries of the world. 1997.© AP Photo / FileГельмут Kohl, Queen Elizabeth II, US President Ronald Reagan and Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher at Buckingham Palace in London. 1984.Kissinger commented on the passing of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl© AP Photo / FileГельмут Kohl, Queen Elizabeth II, US President Ronald Reagan and Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher at Buckingham Palace in London. 1984.© REUTERS / Reinhard Krause/File PhotoГельмут Kohl in the crowd of his supporters during the first election campaign in East Germany. 1990.Kissinger commented on the passing of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl© REUTERS / Reinhard Krause/File PhotoГельмут Kohl in the crowd of his supporters during the first election campaign in East Germany. 1990.© AFP 2017 / Hai DoКанцлер of Germany Helmut Kohl speaks at the UN General Assembly. 1992.Kissinger commented on the passing of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl© AFP 2017 / Hai DoКанцлер of Germany Helmut Kohl speaks at the UN General Assembly. 1992.© 2017 AFP / DPA/Stringer Chancellor Helmut Kohl and wife Hannelore. 1989.Kissinger commented on the passing of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl© 2017 AFP / DPA/Stringer Chancellor Helmut Kohl and wife Hannelore. 1989.© AP Photo / Jan Bauer, fileБывший German Chancellor Helmut Kohl during a walk through Berlin. 2003.Kissinger commented on the passing of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl© AP Photo / Jan Bauer, fileБывший German Chancellor Helmut Kohl during a walk through Berlin. 2003.© AP Photo / Wolfgang Radtke, poolПапа Benedict XVI talks with former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl during his official visit to Germany. 2011.Kissinger commented on the passing of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl© AP Photo / Wolfgang Radtke, poolПапа Benedict XVI talks with former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl during his official visit to Germany. 2011.© REUTERS / Johannes Eisele/File PhotoБывший German Chancellor Helmut Kohl speaks at a reception hosted in honor of his 80th birthday. 2010.Kissinger commented on the passing of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl© REUTERS / Johannes Eisele/File PhotoБывший German Chancellor Helmut Kohl speaks at a reception hosted in honor of his 80th birthday. 2010. /

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