The day before the fall of the Berlin Wall: "Are you ready? Because the Wall is going to fall overnight ..."

The day before the fall of the Berlin Wall: Are you ready? Because the Wall is going to fall overnight ...

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The day before the fall of the Berlin Wall, German Chancellor Helmut Kohl and his chief diplomat Hans-Dietrich Genscher met with Polish trade unionist Lech Walesa in Warsaw. "Are you ready? Because the Wall is going to fall overnight ...", asked the leader of Solidarnosc. "Minister Genscher replied: 'Dear sir, we would very much like to have this problem. The Wall will collapse, but large trees will have grown on our graves before that!' The next day, the Chancellor interrupted his visit to Warsaw to run to see the Wall fall! ", Laughs at the 1983 Nobel Peace Prize.