Rudd meets Kissinger to discuss Asia Pacific Union…

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has discussed his proposal for an Asia Pacific community with the former Nixon administration’s secretary of state, Henry Kissinger.

Mr Rudd talked to the former diplomat and national security adviser during his visit to New York, ahead of the G20 leaders’ meeting in London.

A spokesman for Mr Rudd says they discussed the evolving strategic and economic landscape in the Asia Pacific region and Mr Rudd’s long term goal of developing a new regional grouping, the Asia Pacific community.

They talked about the shared view that the region would benefit from institutions and structures that would encourage co operation between all major players.
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