The Berlin International Human Rights Congress (BIHRC)

"Human Rights and Democracy in a Globalized World - Moving Towards an International Consensus"

(Berlin; October 1st - 4th, 2010)

Human Rights Introduction

September 9 - 13, 1956

Adenauer's diplomatic talks with the Soviet Union

West German Chancellor, Konrad Adenauer is invited to Moscow. He takes part in talks with Krushchev and Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet, Anastas Mikoyan, in order to negotiate the release of German prisoners of war in exchange for diplomatic relations. These prisoners are subsequently released and repatriated.