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USSR -Afghanistan Relations / War In Afghanistan #328892

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Aug 06, 1989
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Surprise visit by Soviet foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze to Kabul, Afghanistan, to meet with President Najibullah reported; scenes shown. Report introduced.

(London, England: Anthony Mason) Afghan army reported holding government strongholds against guerrilla attacks without help from USSR ; details given of internal skirmishes amongst guerrillas; scenes shown of fighting. [Photographer Rory PECK - talks about being captured by one group of guerrillas.] [NAJIBULLAH - (thru translator) says rebels are extremist fanatics.] USSR families reported traveling to Pakistan to request release of Soviet prisoners of war; scenes shown.

Chung, Connie;
Mason, Anthony

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