Berlin : Berlin : quadripartite meetings of senior officials and Ministers, and NATO Ministerial meetings (FCO33-004465).

  • Abingdon, England : Taylor and Francis, 2020.
  • London : Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1980.
1 online resource : colour text file, PDF


  • Western European Department: Registered Files (R and WR Series). ; FCO33-004465. [More in this series]
  • Cold War Eastern Europe. [More in this series]
  • FCO33: Foreign Office, Western Department and Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Western European Department: Registered Files (R and WR Series). ; FCO33-004465
Data source
  • Cold War Eastern Europe, 1947-1982
  • Cold War Eastern Europe, 1976-1982: Module 4
  • History Commons
Summary note
A file containing documents relating to meetings between American, British, French, and West German politicians and officials to discuss Berlin. The principal subject covered in the file is a meeting held Brussels in December 1980, in conjunction with a NATO summit. Subjects discussed at this meeting included a deterioration in East-West relations, causing the situation around Berlin to become more delicate -- new rules imposed by the East German authorities, which affected inner-German travel and dealt a severe blow to relations between East Germany and West Germany -- a strike by railway workers in West Berlin that affected the S-Bahn suburban railway -- Western policy on flights to and from Schönefeld, the airport serving East Berlin -- and the continued imprisonment of the Nazi war criminal Rudolf Hess.
  • File date: 1980.
  • Date document(s) were released to the public domain: 2010.
  • Title from Cold War Eastern Europe Module IV.
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