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(Studio) USSR invasion of Afghanistan several years ago recalled; negotiations between Afghanistan, USSR and Pakistan on situation cited continuing. Details given.
REPORTER: Morton Dean
(DC) Focus of United States concern over Afghanistan's future discussed; role of UN undersecretary Diego Cordovez in negotiations explained. Present government of Babrak Karmal mentioned. Risks for United States and USSR discussed. [Assistant secretary state Nicholas VELIOTES - hopes USSR recognizes its best interest in withdrawing from Afghanistan.] [CORDOVEZ - is encouraged by attitude of negotiators.] Time taken by United States to withdraw from Vietnam recalled.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint
- Dean, Morton;
- Pierpoint, Robert
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