Oder-Neisse Line

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Oder-Neisse Line

(ˈəʊdəˈnaɪsə)
n
(Placename) the present-day boundary between Germany and Poland along the Rivers Oder and Neisse. Established in 1945, it originally separated the Soviet Zone of Germany from the regions under Polish administration
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Polish anxieties were allayed by a treaty confirming the Oder-neisse frontier (threatened by the GDR in the 1980s).
Having dragged his effect long enough to prove his nationalism' for domestic electoral purposes, Kohl could now follow the advice of his Foreign Minister and resign himself to the inevitable recognition of the Oder-Neisse frontier. Second, since the French were arguing that German reunification should be coupled with a more rapid integration of the European Community, the Chancellor was ready, even eager, to oblige.