Television address given by Willy Brandt: The Treaty of Warsaw (Warsaw, 7 December 1970)

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On 7 December 1970, in a television address broadcast from Warsaw, Willy Brandt, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG), emphasises the symbolic importance for peace in Europe of his visit to Poland and of the signing, the same day, of the Treaty between the FRG and Poland, through which the two countries recognise, in particular, the inviolability of the existing frontiers.

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Source: Bundesarchiv Koblenz, Potsdamer Straße 1, D-56075 Koblenz.
Bundeskanzler Brandt zum Warschauer Vertrag / Willy Brandt.- Warschau: 07.12.1970. Bundesarchiv, Koblenz. - SON (00:08:19, Fotomontage, Originalton).

Photo: Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung (BPA), 10117 Berlin, Dorotheenstr. 84.
Kniefall Willy Brandts vor dem Denkmal für die Opfer des Warschauer Ghettoaufstandes. Warschau: Bundesbildstelle Berlin, 7/12/1970. Schwarz und Weiß.

Copyright: Bundesarchiv Koblenz

Photo: (c) Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung

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