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People and Politics # "Architects of Unification" - Hans Dietrich Genscher # 28.05.2010

Simon GarreisMay 28, 2010

He always dreamt that Germany would one day be reunified, and as West German foreign minister this was the goal he strove towards. In summer 1989, Hans-Dietrich Genscher made history with his announcement to refugees from what was then East Germany who had sought refuge in the West German embassy in Prague – that they were free to emigrate to the West.