AFGHANISTAN: ANNIVERSARY OF INVASION

Created: 12/29/1980

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AFGHANISTAN: Anniversary of Invasion

Kabul was relatively quiet and security precautions were not increased on the anniversary of the Sovietof Afghanistan last Saturday. The insurgents' calleneral strike was largely ignored by the populace, although the shopkeepers opened slightly later than usual -

The Soviets marked the anniversary by claimingactivity is declining. Prime Minister 3abrak noted the occasionpeech in which he offered to extend the amnesty for those who fled the country. olitical prisoners were released. Afghan refugees demonstratedew world capitals and temporarily entered the Soviet Embassy grounds in Tehran. Egyptian President Sadat reaffirmed his support of the insurgents and promised to sand more arras and relief supplies. V

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