Germany reunified

On October 3, 1990, the German Democratic Republic was absorbed by the Federal Republic of Germany, reunifying the country for the first time since the Second World War. Today, the event is marked annually by German Unity Day.

Read the Unification Treaty, signed in Berlin on August 31, 1990.


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