National Press Club

U.S.-East German Relations

May 5, 1988

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Run time: 61 minutes

The chairman of East Germany's Committee for Foreign Affairs discusses his country's foreign policy, which includes calling for a nuclear-free zone in Europe. Mr. Axen also discusses U.S. economic claims against the German Democratic Republic. Mr. Axen, who was in the country to meet with Secretary of State Shultz, is the highest ranking East German official to visit the U.S.