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1990 Feb 5 Mo
Archive (TNA)
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

Germany: UKE Bonn telegram to FCO ("FRG policy on the German Question: German political director gives read out on Genscher's talks with Baker") ["Kastrup says that the situation in the GDR is now so near collapse that the Federal Government is embarking immediately on economic and monetary union.. Kastrup claims that Baker is on board for this"; CDP: "This is it: the Germans are going full tilt for reunification without waiting for anyone"] [declassified Jul 2017]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/2998 f161
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Importance ranking: Key
Word count: 4pp
Themes: Foreign policy (USA), Foreign policy (USSR & successor states), Foreign policy (Central & Eastern Europe), European Union (general), Defence (general), British relations with the Federal Republic of Germany, British relations with the US, British relations with the Soviet Union