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Afghanistan / USSR Withdrawal / The Rebels #120869

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 06, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Report introduced.

(Soviet-Afghan border: Jim Laurie) Last major Soviet convoy out of Afghanistan reported crossing border into USSR ; scenes shown from Soviet celebration in honor of Soviet soldiers. [Soviet soldier Pel GUNYEV - (thru translator) says war was Leonid Brezhnev's mistake.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Report introduced.

(Peshawar, Pakistan: Mike Lee) Current status of anti-government rebel forces featured; details given of mujahedeen fighters reentering cntry. from Pakistan; scenes shown of battle for city of Jalalabad, Afghanistan. Rebel unit profiled.

Laurie, Jim;
Lee, Mike;
Jennings, Peter

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