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The Austrian State Treaty 1955

The removal of the superpowers and leave Austria to reunify. 

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Geneva Summit 1955

Eisenhower Open Skies:

  • Allow superpowers to check each others arsenals, and move towards disarmament 
  • Khrushchev rejected as he didn't have the technology like the U2 spy plane 

Eisenhower Reunified Germany

  • Free elections --> allowed to decide its own fate 
  • Khrushchev would only agree if it meant that Germany was demilitarised and neutral 
  • He refused to discuss the future of other Eastern bloc states 
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