Two Plus Four Agreement

The Allies immediately suspended their rights; On 2 October, the treaty was also presented to the CSCE states, who took note of it ”with great satisfaction”. recalling the rights and obligations of the Four Powers with regard to Berlin and Germany as a whole, as well as the corresponding agreements and decisions of the Four Powers in the war and post-war period, the fall of the Berlin Wall marked the beginning of a new era, but it was the Two plus Four Treaty that effectively paved the way for German reunification. From the beginning of 1990, when the prospect of the unification of the two German states emerged, it was therefore clear from the outset that the participation of the four victorious powers would be a precondition. Numerous rounds of negotiations in different locations from May 1990 on or after the appropriate name ”Two plus four interviews” in terms of the number of participants.