The Basic Treaty (21 December 1972)

On 21 December 1972, in East Berlin, Egon Bahr, Secretary of State for the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG), and Michael Kohl, Secretary of State for the German Democratic Republic (GDR), sign the Basic Treaty with a view to restoring diplomatic relations between the two neighbouring States on the basis of international law.

Source and copyright

Source: United States-Department of State. Documents on Germany 1944-1985. Washington: Department of State, [s.d.]. 1421 p. (Department of State Publication 9446). p. 1215-1217.

Copyright: United States of America Department of State

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