US-Soviet joint statement on Afghanistan
- Inside the Afghan talks. Harrison, S. // Foreign Policy;Fall88, Issue 72, p31
A report on the role of the United Nations in the Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan, featuring step-by-step progress made by United Nations mediator, Diego Cordovez. Signing of the Geneva Accords on April 14, 1988. Causes of the engagement; Role in US-Soviet relations. United Nations...
- Soviet troop withdrawal from Afghanistan completed on time on 15 February 1989. // United Nations Chronicle;Jun89, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p20
Reports on the total withdrawal of all Soviet troops from Afghanistan on the target date of February 15, 1989. Charges from Pakistan and the Soviet Union of violations of terms of the Geneva Accords signed 10 months earlier; Concern over escalated fighting despite troop withdrawal; Humanitarian...
- Cease-fire? // Newsweek;1/12/1987, Vol. 109 Issue 2, p31
The leader of the pro-Soviet government of Afghanistan announced a nationwide cease-fire effective Jan 15. But seven opposition guerilla groups, known as the mujahedin rejected the cease-fire unless a complete Islamic government is established.TheUS said peace offers can only be taken seriously...
- Will Moscow pull out? Watson, R.; Barry, J. // Newsweek;1/18/1988, Vol. 111 Issue 3, p32
Soviet Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze says Moscow hopes to withdraw its 115000 troops from Afghanistan in the year 1988, and insists that the US will have to do its part by cutting off aid to the rebels. Future of the Soviet-installed government; Meaning of Soviet retreat; Background;...
- `New trends' in the Afghan war. Willey, F.; Barnathan, J. // Newsweek;3/14/1988, Vol. 111 Issue 11, p28
Last month, Moscow set a May 15 target date for pulling out its 115000-man force from Afghanistan, provided an international accord is reached by March 15. The US and Kabul have reached tentative agreements, but Pakistan wants a coalition government in Kabul before the Soviet pullout. If an...
- Moscow `Afghanaizes' its war. Strasser, S. // Newsweek;5/9/1988, Vol. 111 Issue 19, p28
The first stage of the Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan is about to begin, making residents of Kabul anxious and watchful. Moscow's support for the Kabul government will continue, but its hope for survival is unsure. Withdrawal and outlook.
- Soviet/Afghan conflict. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/28/84, Vol. 121 Issue 18, p40
Soviet air force is using high-altitude bombers, believed to be Sukhoi SU-24 Fencers and Tupolev TU-16 Badgers, to support its ground forces in Afghanistan, which are becoming increasingly reliant on air support, according to Mujahideen rebels anddefectors from the Soviet-controlled Afghan air...
- Moscow's legacy. Beyond the Afghan... Komisar, L. // New Leader;01/11/88-01/25/88, Vol. 71 Issue 1, p5
The important issue in Afghanistan of the makeup of the transitional government and the forces that will undergird it when the Soviets withdraw. Soviet hope for a peacekeeping force that will protect vulnerable Soviet supporters left behind.
- Leaving the quagmire. Anderson, H.; Coleman, F. // Newsweek;2/13/89, Vol. 113 Issue 7, p32
Report on the Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan that has left scorched and destroyed towns and a token force that appears incapable of ensuring the survival of Kabul's puppet regime in the face of rebels. Rebel factions; Withdrawal; Outlook for Afghanistan.