Berlin - The heart of the new Europe
- Berlin is the center of economic and political decision making in Germany.
- It is located on the east-west access that links Paris, Warsaw and Moscow and the north-south axis that links Stockholm, Prague, Vienna and Budapest.
- Once a symbol of Europe's division, Berlin now is the place where eastern and western Europe come together.
- Nowhere else in Germany are there so many people with experience in the new markets, people who speak English and Russian alike.
The most important political decision making bodies in the Federal Republic of Germany are based in Berlin. The new Berlin was created when the government moved to the capital. "The future is being shaped in Berlin."Roman Herzog, former Federal President of Germany, "Berlin Speech" on April 26mth, 1997.