Reactions to the reunification of
Germany in Europe and
worldwide
Soviet Union
 essential state of the reunification
most important decision-maker: Michail
Gorbatschow in 1990
 Influence...
United States of America
 Agreed from the beginning
 ex-president Ronald Reagan‘s quote to
Gorbatschow about the Berlin-...
United Kingdom
 Prime minister Margaret Thatcher thought the
reunification would attack the „balance of
powers“
Germany w...
France
 at the beginning sceptisim, because of the shift
of power in Europe
François Mauriac says: „I love Germany so
muc...
Rest of the world
 critisism against the state debts the BRD had
to take from the GDR and bad working morale
 German reu...
REACTIONS TO THE REUNIFICATION OF GERMANY IN EUROPE AND WORLDWIDE
REACTIONS TO THE REUNIFICATION OF GERMANY IN EUROPE AND WORLDWIDE
REACTIONS TO THE REUNIFICATION OF GERMANY IN EUROPE AND WORLDWIDE
REACTIONS TO THE REUNIFICATION OF GERMANY IN EUROPE AND WORLDWIDE
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REACTIONS TO THE REUNIFICATION OF GERMANY IN EUROPE AND WORLDWIDE

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REACTIONS TO THE REUNIFICATION OF GERMANY IN EUROPE AND WORLDWIDE

  1. 1. Reactions to the reunification of Germany in Europe and worldwide
  2. 2. Soviet Union  essential state of the reunification most important decision-maker: Michail Gorbatschow in 1990  Influence of his wife and relationship with Helmut Kohl relevant for agreement  full agreement and sovereignty for their political system
  3. 3. United States of America  Agreed from the beginning  ex-president Ronald Reagan‘s quote to Gorbatschow about the Berlin-wall: „Come here to this gate! Mr. Gorbachev, open this gate! Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!“  George Bush first west-ally supporter of the reunification; convinced with Helmut Kohl France and Great Britain
  4. 4. United Kingdom  Prime minister Margaret Thatcher thought the reunification would attack the „balance of powers“ Germany will become a stronger economy country  with the recognition of the „Oder-Neiße- Grenze“ and sacrifice of territorial claims, the United Kingdom agreed
  5. 5. France  at the beginning sceptisim, because of the shift of power in Europe François Mauriac says: „I love Germany so much, that I‘m happy there are two of them.“  memories about the second world war are still alive doubts on reunification and possible military conflicts German armed forces reduced to 370.000
  6. 6. Rest of the world  critisism against the state debts the BRD had to take from the GDR and bad working morale  German reunification as a „role-model“ for other countries, but not always accepted, e.g. North and South Korea Overall happiness and cheering for Germany!

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