Age of Separation Went Out with the Berlin Wall
It’s now time to enhance freedom, the German Ambassador to Kenya H.E ANDREAS PESCHKE
Twenty-five years ago, on November 9, 1989, the Wall of Berlin came down. It had separated East and West Germany for almost three decades.
It was the frontier of the Cold War in Europe. It split the continent into two.
Beyond it, the communist rulers of East Germany had denied basic democratic rights to their people for years.
That day, November 9 , 1989, was one of the best days in German history. It was the first step towards the reunification of our country in freedom.
It was also a great day in European history because it also paved the way for European reunification.
In 1989, the European Union had 12 member states. Now it has 28, and close ties with the other countries in Europe as well.
Even just a few months before