June 30, 1990 |
West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl will visit the Soviet Union on July 15-16 at the invitation of President Mikhail S. Gorbachev, the official Tass news agency said Friday. Officials in Bonn said Kohl, who last visited Moscow in February, will be accompanied by Foreign Minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher and Finance Minister Theo Waigel. The West Germans are expected to discuss Western economic aid to shore up Gorbachev's flagging economic reforms. Bonn last week announced a $2.
June 23, 1990 |
West Germany announced Friday that it will guarantee a bank credit of about $3 billion to the Soviet Union to help President Mikhail S. Gorbachev's economic reform program. Government spokesman Hans Klein said the government decided to guarantee a credit of a consortium of German banks after Gorbachev met with Chancellor Helmut Kohl. "The credit guaranteed by the federal government is designed to help the Soviet economic reform program steer through a difficult transitional period," Klein said.
September 11, 1990 |
The West German government will pay Moscow more than $7 billion toward the expenses of withdrawing Soviet troops from East Germany, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said Monday. The agreement, announced two days before an international accord on German reunification is to be signed in Moscow, ensures that all four World War II Allies support ending four decades of division.