French address to the UN Security Council on Afghanistan (New York, 7 January 1980)

On 7 January 1980, in an address to the UN Security Council, France outlines its position on the Soviet intervention in Afghanistan. It approves the draft resolution calling for the immediate, unconditional withdrawal of Soviet troops and urges respect for Afghanistan’s independence.

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Source: Texte de l'intervention française au Conseil de Sécurité des Nations-unies sur l'Afghanistan: 7 janvier 1980. Dans: Ministère des Affaires étrangères. Secrétariat général du gouvernement. La politique étrangère de la France: Textes et Documents, 1er trimestre 1980. Paris: La Documentation française, 1980. pp. 23-24.

Copyright: (c) La Documentation française / Textes et documents

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