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German Democratic Republic (GDR): Relations between the German Democratic Republic and Federal Republic of Germany: General

1 January 1982

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A file of correspondence and reports concerning inner-German relations. The documents cover statements on foreign policy issued by the governments of East Germany and West Germany; a speech by the governing mayor of Berlin, Richard von Weizsäcker, following a state of the nation address by the West German chancellor, Helmut Schmidt; and the East German response to the new West German government under Helmut Kohl. Other documents in the file cover discussions with both East and West German officials on the state of inner-German relations; the activities of the Central Registry of State Judicial Administration in Salzgitter, which records defections and political crimes in East Germany; and a meeting of leading East German and West German officials at the funeral of the Soviet leader, Leonid Brezhnev. The file also covers West German payments to the East Berlin post office; the opening of the Berlin-Hamburg autobahn; British attitudes towards German reunification; and the tenth anniversary of the bilateral basic relations treaty.

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human rights environment united kingdom television architecture currency dissidents international relations loans nationality citizenship nuclear weapons politicians political prisoners postal communications prisoners roads telecommunications trade unions treaties speeches east germany deaths defectors west germany water supplies helmut kohl british foreign policy Leonid Brezhnev dissent Neues Deutschland East German press West German foreign policy East German-West German relations West Berlin border controls East German foreign policy reunification of Germany West German press prisoner exchange East German government East Berlin West German government Erich Honecker East German politics Hermann Axen Helmut Schmidt Oskar Fischer Karl Carstens Dietrich Spangenberg Richard von Weizsäcker Günter Mittag

Collection ID
FCO33
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Countries
United Kingdom
West Germany
Department Reference
WRE 20/2 PART C
Document Type
Correspondence
Press and Media
Reports
Speeches and Public Statements
File Reference
FCO 33/5514
Identifier
10.1080/cwee.fco33.005514
Note
The following items have been removed from this file due to copyright restrictions: Die Zeit, 24.12.1982, [whole issue] Die Zeit, 24.12.1982, Die Zeit Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 15.12.1982, The one-way street of inner-German payments The Times, 20.11.1982, New Berlin motorway link opens today.
Pages
209
Persons Discussed
Dietrich Spangenberg
Erich Honecker
Günter Mittag
Helmut Kohl
Helmut Schmidt
Hermann Axen
Karl Carstens
Leonid Brezhnev
Oskar Fischer
Richard von Weizsäcker
Subject Countries
East Germany
Themes
International Relations

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