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"As far as I know, this will happen immediately, without delay!"

"As far as I know, this will happen immediately, without delay!"
With these words, spoken by the SED Politburo member Günter Schabowski in an evening press conference on November 9th, 1989 on the validity of the new GDR travel law, which finally made it possible for every citizen to travel via the border crossing points of the GDR, the wall literally fell.

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